636-0422/02 – Composite materials (KompM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Material EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. RNDr. Pavol Koštial, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. RNDr. Pavol Koštial, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOS09 prof. RNDr. Pavol Koštial, Ph.D.
BET37 doc. Ing. Petra Váňová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Characterize properties of glassy, carbon and kevlar fibres as well as other types of fibres Characterize properties of polymeric matrix Describe thermoplastic matrix Describe interaction of a fibre and matrix Describe defects in composites Explicate different technologies of a lamination Explicate methods of laminate dimensioning Describe methodes of laminates laboratory testing

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


In the frame of lectures student obtain knoeledges about properties of fibre materials,polymeric thermosetic and thermoplastic matrixes, interaction of fibres and matrixes,Further obtains information about technologies of lamination process, material dimensioning and material testing of laminates

Compulsory literature:

Deborah D., L., Chung ,Composite Materials, London,Heidelberg NewYork:SpringerDordrecht 2009,ISBN-10-928-0-934-59996-8.

Recommended literature:

A. Fosbury, S. Wang, Y.F. Pin and D.D.L. Chung, The Interlaminar Interface of a Carbon Fiber.Polymer-Matrix Composite as a ResistanceHeating Element”, Compos. Part A 34, 933–940 2003.ISBN 978-0-15-278200-4. S.Wang, D.P. Kowalik and D.D.L. Chung, Self-Sensing Attained in Carbon Fiber Polymer-Matrix Structural Composites by Using the Interlaminar Interface as a Sensor”. New York 2011.ISBN 978-0-36-179200-3. .

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Continuous verification of learning outcomes: full-time study form - 2 written tests, 2 written programs during the semester; combined study form - 1 semestral project. Oral and written exam.


Other requirements

Without further demands to student


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Classification of laminates Glassy fibres Carbon fibres Kevlar fibres Spetial fibres Resins Thermoplastic matrixes Interaction betwwen matrix and fibre Defects in composite Tefnology of lamination Dimensionalization of laminates Diagnostics of laminates Practical solutions

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 35  21
        Examination Examination 65  30
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 78% attendance on seminars and practical lessons. Elaboration of the projects.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0715A270007) Materials and technologies for the automotive industry MAP P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0715A270007) Materials and technologies for the automotive industry MAP P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270007) Materials and technologies for the automotive industry MAP P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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