632-0701/05 – Metalcasting (S)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Materials and Technologies for VehiclesCredits6
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. František Havlíček, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. František Havlíček, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1990/1991Year of cancellation2006/2007
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BED47 doc. Ing. Vlasta Bednářová, CSc.
HAV34 prof. Ing. František Havlíček, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences


Teaching methods


1. Moulding materials and mixtures, opening materials, bonding-agent systems of the lst-4th generation. Moulds and cores, surface protection – spraying, coatings and paints 2. Elements of gating, calculation of the teeming time, the gatings according to the AFS-standard. 3. Structure of molten metals, nucleation, constitutional under-cooling. The primary crystallization of castings 4. Changes in volume of steels and cast irons in the course of crystallization. Risering of the thermal nodal sites 5. Elimination of the thermal nodal sites by changed design, by the outside and inside cooling 6. Mathematical solution of the course of solidification of the thermal nodal sites 7. Superficial and internal defects of castings, surface roughness and the burning-in defects. 8. Condensing zone of water and its consequences, origination of scabs 9. Gases picked up in metals, exogeneous and endogeneous sources of gas bubbles in the castings 10. Foundry stress; shrinkage, thermally-residual stress and transformation stress 11. Die casting. High-pressure, low-pressure and counter-pressure casting 12. Production of precise castings, continuous casting 13. Steels for castings; carbon and alloyed steels. Metallurgy of melting, foundry properties 14. Graphitization iron alloys. Grey and nodular cast iron, white and malleable cast iron, alloyed cast irons. Metallurgy and foundry properties

Compulsory literature:

1. Jelínek, P.: Slévárenství. Skripta VŠB-TU Ostrava. ES,2000. ISBN 80-7078-952-2 2. Havlíček,F.: Konstrukce odlitků (učební pomůcka), VŠB-TU Ostrava, ES, 1995 3. Gedeonová, Z.-Jelč, :

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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

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Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2004/2005 (B2113) Materiálové technologie (2109R032) Iron Making and Coke Making (01) Iron Making and Coke Making K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (B2113) Materiálové technologie (2109R030) Material Forming (05) Material Forming K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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