637-0410/01 – Light Metals and Alloys (LKS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Non-ferrous Metals, Refining and RecyclingCredits8
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Monika LosertováSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Monika Losertová
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
LOS35 doc. Dr. Ing. Monika Losertová
MAL37 doc. Ing. Jitka Malcharcziková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+3
Combined Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will gain the following abilities: - defining of basic properties of light metals - description of basic method for production of individual light metals - making an overview of principal technologies for production of light metals and their alloys - classification of the alloys of aluminium, magnesium, beryllium and lithium according to various criteria - description of basic characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of materials based on light metals - explanation of relations between internal structure, microstructure and properties of materials based on light metals - apply obtained theoretical knowledge on theoretical and laboratory exercises - analyse and compare possibilities of application of materials based on light metals in industry.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Tutorials
Experimental work in labs
Project work
Other activities

Summary

Light metals, general characteristics and application. Production processes and refining of aluminum, preparing and properties of Al alloys. Methods of production of Mg and their alloys. Characteristics, classification and using of Al and Mg alloys. Technologies of Li, Be and others light metals and their alloys production and application.

Compulsory literature:

TOTEN, E.G., MC KENZIE, D.S. Handbook of Aluminium. New York, 2003, 1296 s. Aluminium Transaction. International Journal, Vol.1, No.1, 1999,196s. MICHNA,Š., et al. Aluminium Materials and Technologies from A to Z. Adin s.r.o., Prešov, 2007, 700s. ISBN 978-80-89244-18-8 DAVIS,J.R. Metals Handbook, Desk Edition, ASM International, 1998, 1521 s.

Recommended literature:

MOORE, J. J. Chemical Metallurgy. Oxford, 1993, 435 s. TALAT. Training in Aluminium Application Technologies. Friedrich Ostermann. Brussels, 1995 (CD disk) ASM Handbook. Vol.2, Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Material. 10th edition, ASM International, 2000, 1328 p. ISBN 0-87170-378-5

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

tests

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

seminar work on selected topic completed with metallographic study

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Introduction, classification of metals. Properties, reactivities and prices of light metals. World producers. Aluminum, properties, compounds, minerals, raw materials. Basic review of Al technologies. Alumina production: technology of Bayer process, technology of sintering method, combined methods. Aluminum electrolysis production: electrolyzers, electrolyte properties, cathode and anode processes, current efficiency. Alternative methods of Al production , carbothermic reduction of alumina, refining. Production and properties of Al alloys. Classification and application of Al alloys. Magnesium, properties, compounds, minerals, raw materials. Production of Mg dichloride. Mg electrolysis production, refining. Thermal reduction of magnesium oxide. Production and properties of Mg alloys. Classification and application of Mg alloys. Beryllium, properties, compounds, minerals, raw materials. Electrolysis production, thermal reduction. Be alloys, properties, classification and application. Lithium, properties, compounds, minerals, raw materials. Technology, alloys, properties, and application in industry. Other light metals - Na, K, Rb, Cs, Ca, Ba, Sr - properties, compounds, minerals, raw materials. Technology and application in industry.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40  25
        Examination Examination 60  26
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Combined form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40  25
        Examination Examination 60  26
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2013/2014 (B3923) Materials Engineering (3911R029) Non-ferrous Metals and Special Alloys P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B3923) Materials Engineering (3911R029) Non-ferrous Metals and Special Alloys K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B3923) Materials Engineering (3911R029) Non-ferrous Metals and Special Alloys K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B3923) Materials Engineering (3911R029) Non-ferrous Metals and Special Alloys P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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