632-0710/01 – Molten Metal Processing (PTS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Materials and Technologies for VehiclesCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Hampl, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Hampl, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1990/1991Year of cancellation2013/2014
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
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Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able: -to know basic processes of melting ferrous alloys and nonferrous metals; -to explain a principle of furnace units for melting of cast irons and nonferrous metals; -to get through with a theory of metallurgical processes of melting; -to apply processes of metal melts treatment (inoculation, modification, deoxidation).

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs


This subject is aimed at accumulation of theoretical knowledge and practical experience from the field of melting copper alloys and grey cast iron, from preparation of melts for pouring to get artistic castings.

Compulsory literature:

-Articles in professional journals, papers of conferences, research reports, theses.

Recommended literature:

Articles in professional journals, papers of conferences, research reports, theses.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Individual tasks will be awarded with a weekly schedule. The tasks will work during the exercises. Students of combined study will send their analysis of literature through e-mail. There is a 3 points penalty for each week of delay of tasks checking in after the deadline.


The character of the course does not require form of e-learning teaching.

Other requirements

There are not additional requirements on students in the field of this subject.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

- Base-melting processes ferrous and nonferrous metals - Principle-furnace units for melting iron and nonferrous metals - Theoretical mastering-metallurgical smelting processes - Application procedures for the processing of molten metals by inoculation, modification, deoxidation ...

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2013/2014 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation Credit 85 (85) 0 3
        Laboratory work Laboratory work 30  0 3
        Project Project 40  0 3
        Written exam Written test 15  0 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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