637-0915/02 – Processing technologies of advanced materials (TPPM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Non-ferrous Metals, Refining and RecyclingCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Monika LosertováSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Monika Losertová
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
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LOS35 doc. Dr. Ing. Monika Losertová
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Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student should be able to do the following: - classify and explain various technologies - define and explain basic parameters of different technologies for preparation of selected types of materials - analyse and evaluate possible applications of the acquired findings for preparation of new materials - formulate advantages and disadvantages of various technologies - optimize material and technological parameters of processes from the viewpoint of preparation of selected materials with required properties, possible interactions with surrounding environment or efficiency of the process and its impact on the environment - apply the findings at solution of technical problems

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Individual consultations
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Subject deals with special processing technologies of advanced alloys, superalloys, intermetallic alloys, protective coatings, composite materials, functionally gradient materials and other advanced materials.

Compulsory literature:

LOSERTOVÁ, M. Technology of advanced alloys. Studijní opora k předmětu, 2013. 170s. LOSERTOVÁ, M. Advanced Materials. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2012. DAVIS, J.R. ed. Metals handbook. Desk ed. Materials Park: ASM International, 1998. ISBN 0-87170-654-7. GROOVER, M.P. Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems. Hoboken: Wiley, 2012. ISBN 978-1-118-39367-3. ABEL, L. A., ed. ASM handbook: nonferrous alloys and special-purpose materials. Volume 2, Properties and selection. 10th edition, Materials Park: ASM International, 2000. ISBN 0-87170-378-5

Recommended literature:

ASHBY, M.F. a D.R.H. JONES. Engineering materials 2: an introduction to microstructures, processing. 4th ed. Waltham: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013. ISBN 978-0-08-096668-7. DONACHIE, M.J. a S.J. DONACHIE. Superalloys: a technical guide. 2nd ed. Materials Park: ASM International, 2002. ISBN 0-87170-749-7.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester



Other requirements

Monitoring other information sources in the domain of advanced technologies. Improve the knowledge of thermodynamics of metallurgy processes.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Overview of melting and casting methods for advanced materials production. 2. Processing methods of superalloys, Ti based alloys and refractory metals alloys: vacuum induction melting, vacuum arc remelting, directional solidification. 3. Processing method of intermetallics: vacuum induction melting, ExoMelt process, mechanical alloying. Process parameters, effect on the material properties. 4. Thermal spray processes: plasma, flame and electric arc spraying. Effect of process variables on microstructure features. Coating materials. Thermal treatment of coatings, mechanical modifications of surfaces. Ospray process. 5. Plasma metallurgy. Application plasma technologies in refining process of nonferrous metals, preparation of alloys and intermetallics. 6. Physical vapor deposition, fundamental, coating materials, thin films characterisation. Evaporation, sputtering, ion-plating, ion implantation. Effect of process variables on microstructure features. 7. Chemical vapor deposition, fundamental, coating materials. Diamond and multicomponent layers technologies. 8. Processing of composite materials. Fundamentals of technologies. Effect of process variables on microstructure features. 9. Hydrogen in preparation and treatment of alloys. Modification of microstructure features of Ti based alloys. Hydrogen-induced amorphization of intermetallics. 10. Processing methods of metallic foams. Overview and comparison of methods. Effect of process variables on microstructure features. Examples of materials. 11. Electron beam melting. Application in preparation and refining of alloys. 12. Laser melting technologies in metallurgy, surface treatment and alloying of alloys.

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (P0788D270004) Material sciece and Engineering P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (P0788D270004) Material sciece and Engineering K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0788D270004) Material sciece and Engineering K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0788D270004) Material sciece and Engineering P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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