635-2043/01 – Raw materials and manufacturing of materials for energy processes (STMEP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Thermal EngineeringCredits6
Subject guarantorIng. Miroslava Klárová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Miroslava Klárová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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KLA09 Ing. Miroslava Klárová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to: - explain and derive properties of basic raw materials from their origin, conditions and structure - formulate processes and changes, which occur in raw materials during their heating - select adjusting processes and devices for treatment of raw materials - be well informed in ways of working mixtures preparation and in kinds of shaping methods of non-metal inorganic materials as well - apply own theoretical knowledge for composition design and for modifying working mixtures according particular requirements

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work
Other activities


Introduction, general mineralogy, mineral properties. Systematic mineralogy, mineralogical system. Relationships along raw materials origin, their structure and properties. Silicates. Petrology. Natural raw materials. Clay minerals, their high temperature behaviour. Synthetic and auxiliary raw materials. Secondary raw materials, slag, fly ash, waste from own production. Mining, adjustment and sampling of raw materials. Preparation of working mixtures. Basic shaping methods. Ceramics based on clay minerals.

Compulsory literature:

[1] CARTER, C. B., NORTON, M. G. Ceramic Materials: Science and Engineering. 2nd ed. New York: Springer, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4614-3522-8. [2] CALLISTER, D., W., RETHWISCH, D., G. Materials Science and Engineering. John Wiley & Sons. 2015. ISBN 978-1-118-31922-2. [3] MacKENZIE, J., D., SMITH, M. E. Multinuclear Solid-State NMR of Inorganic Materials. Amsterdam: PERGAMON, 2002. ISBN 0-08-043787-7. [4] SURENDRANATHEN, A., O. An Introduction to Ceramic and Refractories. New York: Taylor & Francis Group, 2015. ISBN 978-1-4822-2044-5.

Recommended literature:

[1] KOLLER, A. Structure and Properties of Ceramics. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1994. ISBN 0-444-98719-3. [2] RAMACHANDRAN, V. S., BEAUDOIN, J. J. Handbook of Analytical Techniques in Concrete Science and Technology: Principles, Techniques, and Applications. New York: William Andrew Publishing, 2001. ISBN 0-8155-1437-9. [3] IMANAKA, Y. et al. Advanced Ceramic Technologies & Products. Tokyo: Springer, 2012. ISBN 978-4-431-53913-1.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Written test and oral exam.


Other requirements

Attendance on excursions in producing plants.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

• Basic concepts, terminology. • General mineralogy - physical and chemical properties of minerals. • Systematic mineralogy - Mineralogy system, silicates. • Relationships among origin, structure and properties of raw materials. • Petrology - igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. • Ceramic materials. • Raw materials for engineering, construction and refractory ceramics. • Secondary and auxiliary materials. • Mining, transport and storage of raw materials. • Treatment of raw materials. • Preparation of working mixtures and shaping of ceramic products. • Sampling and treatment of samples, basic tests. • Raw materials for glazes, enamels and ceramic coatings. • Raw materials for glass and glass ceramics. • Raw materials for inorganic binders.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 25  19
        Examination Examination 75  32
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Min. 80 % attendance on exercise.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0713A070001) Thermal energetics engineering ZMP K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (B0713A070001) Thermal energetics engineering ZMP P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0713A070001) Thermal energetics engineering ZMP K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0713A070001) Thermal energetics engineering ZMP P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0713A070001) Thermal energetics engineering ZMP P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0713A070001) Thermal energetics engineering ZMP K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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