634-0940/03 – Industrial Technologies (PT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Management in IndustryCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Besta, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Besta, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
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BES04 prof. Ing. Petr Besta, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student acquires knowledge in the field of iron production in the blast furnace, but also in the field of furnace metal processing. They will be acquainted with physical and chemical processes in secondary metallurgy. He will acquire knowledge in the field of material forming and metal cutting technology. It gets information on the entire process of production processes from the treatment of ore materials to the final metal processing.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


The subject is focused on the industrial technology of metal production and processing. Parts are oriented to the problematics of iron production (blast furnace, outside furnace) and its subsequent processing in the secondary metallurgy processes, forming processes and advanced metal machining technologies. Part of the interpretation of the individual production process technologies is a detailed analysis of the course of physical, chemical, mechanical and thermal processes in the connection with the efficient process of technological processes. The partial part is focused on the interconnection of individual production technologies and the complex optimization of the production chain.

Compulsory literature:

YIN, R. Metallurgical Process Engineering. Beijing: Springer Science & Business Media, 2011. ISBN 978-7-5024-4956-8. HOSFORD, W. F. and R. M. CADDELL. Metal Forming: Mechanics and Metallurgy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-1-107-00452-8. JOHN, K. C. Metal Casting and Joining. London: PHI Learning, 2015. ISBN 978-8-120-35077-9. GEERDES, M., R. CHAIGNEAU and I. KURUNOV. Modern Blast Furnace Ironmaking. Amsterdam: IOS Press, 2010. ISBN 978-1-60750-040-7.

Recommended literature:

LIPPOLD, J. C. Welding Metallurgy and Weldability. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2014. ISBN 978-1-118-23070-1. MURPHY, A. J. Non-Ferrous Foundry Metallurgy: The Science of Melting and Casting Non-Rerrous Metals and Alloys. Oxford: Literary Licensing, LLC, 2013. ISBN 978-1-258-80739-9.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester



Other requirements

Elaboration of seminar work on a given topic. Knowledge of all key concepts, principles and technologies according to the subject's curriculum.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Minerals preparation (parameters, physical, chemical, technological) 2. Properties of ore and coke (chemical, physical, physico-mechanical), possibilities of reducing the content of harmful elements in the processing of ores. 3. Production of sinter and pelletization, chemical, physical and thermal processes in the sintered material. 4. Reduction of iron oxides in a blast furnace. Reduction of harmful elements in the blast furnace process. 5. Influence of harmful elements in the blast-furnace process and their consequence on technological and production parameters. 6. Principles of iron production outside the blast furnace - possibilities, process, DRI, HBI, SRI. 7. Methods for removing gases from steel, removal of non-metallic inclusions, homogenization of steel. 8. Continuous casting of steel, casting speed, yield, casting format, types of continuous casting equipment, technological and economic advantages over casting into chill molds, prospects of continuous steel casting. 9. Forming of materials - basic methods of forming of materials, formability of metals, heating of metals for forming, technology of production of molded products. 10. Laws of plastic deformation, input materials for forming processes, rolling technology, pipe production technology, special and advanced molding technologies. 11. Casting - casting technology, production of molds and cores, casting of metals, foundry processes, processing of castings. 12. Manufacture of heavy non-ferrous metals - copper, nickel, lead, zinc, cobalt, tin. 13. Production of light metals - aluminum, magnesium. 14. Engineering technologies - material cutting, metal machining, joining, assembly, advanced precision machining technology. 15. Concepts of lean manufacturing, world class manufacturing and their use in industrial systems.

Conditions for subject completion

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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