Course: Promising Materials

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Course title Promising Materials
Course code KMM/PEM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Duchek Petr, Doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
Importance of promising materials, their development and applications Metallic materials - steels, light metals, alloys and superalloys Modern technologies used in metallic materials development and production Metallic materials with amorphous, foam, micro- and nanocrystalline structure Ceramic materials, glasses and inorganic binders - classification, structure, production technology, properties. Ceramic superconductors. Polymeric materials for demanding applications - overview, properties, applications. Management of plastic wastes, regeneration, reprocessing. Composite materials - definition, overview. Matrix and reinforcement materials. Examples of composites according different matrix and reinforcement materials. Propising carbon materials; liquid crystals. Biomaterials. Superplastic materials and shape-memory materials. Smart materials - overview, principle, different applications. Introduction into nanomaterials. Degradation of materials. Materials from the point of view of health issues.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Multimedia supported teaching, Students' self-study, Lecture, Seminar
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 5 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Successful passing basic-level chemistry subjects.
learning outcomes
Students will be educated in detail in a broad spectrum of different modern materials together with their structure, production technology and applications. Promising materials are explained in detail on the basis of their structure - properties relationship.
teaching methods
Lecture
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
Multimedia supported teaching
Students' self-study
assessment methods
Oral exam
Report
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Ducháček, V. Polymery: výroba, vlastnosti, zpracování, požití. Praha, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7080-788-0.
  • Hanykýř, V.; Kutzendorfer, J. Technologie keramiky. Praha, 2000. ISBN 80-900860-6-3.
  • J. Fiala, V. Mentl, P. Šutta. Struktura a vlastnosti materiálů. Academia, 2003.
  • Kratochvíl, B.; Švorčík, V.; Vojtěch, D. Úvod do studia materiálů. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-7080-568-4.
  • Novotný, P. Materiály pro elektroniku.. Praha, 2000. ISBN 80-7080-411-4.
  • Vojtěch, D. Materiály a jejich mezní stavy.. Praha, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7080-741-5.
  • Votěch, D. Kovové materiály. Praha, 2006. ISBN 80-7080-600-1.
  • Weiss Z.;Simha-Martynková G.;Šustai O. Nanostruktura uhlíkatých materiálů. Ostrava, 2005. ISBN 80-7329-083-9.


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