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Course syllabus 241553_IDP - Mechanical Processes (FME - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Course unit code: 241553_IDP
Course unit title: Mechanical Processes
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture3 hours weekly (on-site method)
50 hours per semester of study (combined method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 6
Recommended semester/trimester: Machines and Equipment for Chemical and Food Industries - master (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
The completion of study and evaluation of the knowledge level are expressed as a percentage range: 92-100% of knowledge - A, 83-91% of knowledge - B, 74-82% of knowledge - C, 65-73% of knowledge - D, 56-64% of knowledge - E, 0-55% of knowledge - FX
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students will obtain knowledge about the mechanics of particulate materials and their mechanical and physical properties, the main processes in the mechanical operations of particle materials such as homogenization, agglomeration, disintegration, sorting, storage and transport
Course contents:
Basic concepts of particulate materials, the geometric and physical properties and particle size distribution characteristics.
Mechanism for force interaction between the particles, the principle of effective stress, boundary lines and limit equilibrium in the plane, the mobility factor.
Theory of shallow and deep bins, storage of particulate materials, discharge nozzle sizing.
Mixing of particulate materials - kinetics and energetics of mixing. Types of mixers for particulate materials.
Sorting of particulate materials - theoretical backgroud of sorting. Types of screens equipment.
Disintegration of particulate materials - hypotheses of disintegration, disintegration kinetics. Types of the separating machine.
Agglomeration of particulate materials - Compaction, briquetting and granulation. Types of the principles of granulation machines.
Recommended or required reading:
JINDRA, V. Mechanické pochody. Brtislava : SVŠT v Bratislave, 1981. 132 p.
JINDRA, V. Mechanické pochody: Príklady. Bratislava : SVŠT v Bratislave, 1984. 163 p.
STIESS, M. Mechanische Verfahrenstechnik 2. Berlin : Springer Verlag, 1994. 407 p. ISBN 3 540 55852 7.
STREK, F. Míchání a míchací zařízení. Praha : SNTL, 1977. 383 p.

Mejerčák, Š.: Peletizácia jemnozrnných materiálov. Alba. Bratislava 1977
Weinkötter, R., Gericke, H.: Mischen von Feststoffen. Springer Verlag. Berlin 1995

Language of instruction: slovak and english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 75

37,3 %9,3 %24,0 %21,3 %5,3 %2,8 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Štefan Gužela, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor) - slovak
Ing. Oliver Macho, PhD. (instructor)
prof. Ing. Marián Peciar, PhD. (person responsible for course, tutor) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. Peter Peciar, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor) - slovak
Last modification: 16. 4. 2018
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Marián Peciar, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Marianna Frajková on 04/16/2018.

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