635-0930/02 – Special Ceramic Materials (SKM)

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

- Show the relationship between structure, phase composition and properties of special inorganic non-metallic materials - Solve the possibility of a selection of materials and defined properties

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Non-traditional methods of glass preparation. Special glasses (for electronics and electrotechnics, metal glasses, glass layer). Processes of technical and special ceramics preparation. Constructional ceramics, bioceramics. Special ceramics – ferrites, ceramic semiconductors, solid electrolyte, superconductors.

Compulsory literature:

CARTER, C. Ceramics Materials, Springer, 2007

Recommended literature:

Journal of the European Ceramic Society. Journal of Materials Science.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

progress tests


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1) Glassy state segregation in sklotvorných systems. 2) Inorganic glass-forming systems. 3) Non-traditional methods of preparing glasses (rapid cooling of reactive and non-reactive deposition, sol-gel techniques). 4) The application of inorganic glasses in Electrical Engineering. 5) Glass-crystalline materials (nucleators, the main types of systems for industrial ceramics). 6) Properties of ceramic materials applications. 7) The principles and techniques of preparation of defined mixtures of raw materials and special ceramics. 8) non-traditional shaping. 9) sintering theory, applications, requirements for firing. 10) ceramics - and neoxidová oxide, properties, application, a hard synthetic material. 11) Functional ceramic materials for electronics: capacitor dielectric, piezo-, pyro-and optoelectronic materials. 12) bioceramic materials. 13) single crystals. 14) Ceramic and glass coatings.

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
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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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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