635-0922/02 – Technology of Glass and Glass-Ceramics (TSS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Thermal EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Václava Tomková, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Václava Tomková, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2004/2005Year of cancellation2011/2012
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
TOM32 doc. Ing. Václava Tomková, CSc.
VLC37 prof. Ing. Jozef Vlček, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0
Part-time Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences


Teaching methods


Properties of molten glasses and interpretation of melting processes (viscosity, crystallization, surface tension, thermal and electrical conductivity). Mechanism of glass melting processes, description of technological processes (batch preparation, melting furnaces, hot forming and annealing of glass). The main types of commercial glasses, their properties. Glass-ceramic materials. Ceramics on basis of clay raw materials (porcelain, earthenware, stoneware, bricks).

Compulsory literature:

1.HLAVÁČ, J. Základy technologie silikátů. Praha : SNTL, 1985. 2.HANYKÝŘ, V., KUTZENDÖRFER, J. Technologie keramiky. Hradec Králové : Vega, s.r.o, 2000.

Recommended literature:

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

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Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2004/2005 Winter semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Examination Examination  
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (P2106) Metallurgy (2109V037) Thermal Engineering and Fuels in Industry P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P2106) Metallurgy (2109V037) Thermal Engineering and Fuels in Industry K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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