652-1908/01 – Metallurgy and Technology of Non-ferrous Alloys for Castings (MTMO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgical TechnologiesCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2022/2023Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
LIC03 doc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able: to explain metallurgical processes during melting of nonferrous metals; to describe manufacture of castings from cast nonferrous metals; to know material and foundry properties of nonferrous metals; to apply influencing of primary crystallization of alloys.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs


The course is aimed at deepening knowledge on alloys of nonferrous metals. It deals with the classification properties of metallic alloys and their analysis using different methodologies. The intention is to show the wider context of the production technology of metal alloys and their useful properties.

Compulsory literature:

TOTTEN, G. E. and D. S. MACKENZIE, ed. Handbook of aluminum. Volume 1, Physical metallurgy and processes. New York: Marcel Dekker, c2003. ISBN 0-8247-0494-0. RIEDRICH, H. E. and B. L. MORDIKE, ed. Magnesium technology: metallurgy, design data, applications. Berlin: Springer, c2006. ISBN 3-540-20599-3. WARMUZEK, M. Aluminum-silicon casting alloys: atlas of microfractographs. Materials Park: ASM International, 2004. ISBN 0-87170-794-2. LÜTJERING, G. and J. C. WILLIAMS. Titanium. Berlin: Springer, c2003. ISBN 3-540-42990-5.

Recommended literature:

THOMAS-SADOWSKI, S., ed. Casting copper-base alloys. 2nd ed. Schaumburg: American Foundry Society, c2007. ISBN 978-0-87433-302-2.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Ústní zkouška s písemnou přípravou, součástí hodnocení je předchozí odevzdání projektu na zvolené téma.


Other requirements

Elaboration of project.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Partition classification of non-ferrous alloys. Casting of non-ferrous metals. Melting non-ferrous metals, smelting units, physico-chemical processes for the preparation of alloys. Gasses in non-ferrous metal alloys, methods of degassing melts. Solidification and cooling of metals and alloys, influence of primary crystallization. Grain refinement and modifications. Metallurgy and technologies based on copper alloys, aluminum and magnesium zinc alloy, nickel, titanium, tin, lead for foundry use.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2022/2023 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination   3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (P0715D270006) Metallurgical Technology P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2023/2024 (P0715D270006) Metallurgical Technology K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (P0715D270006) Metallurgical Technology P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (P0715D270006) Metallurgical Technology K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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