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Course syllabus I1-KER - Ceramics (FCE - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit code: I1-KER
Course unit title: Ceramics
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
laboratory/construction practice1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 4
Recommended semester/trimester: Building Technology - master (semi-compulsory), 1. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
The laboratory protocols are graded by a maximum of 10 points. The minimum threshold for passing is 5 points. After receiving a total of 10 points, 2 points from that amount will be added to the final test. If you receive 9 points, 1 point will be added to the final test.

The final test – in order to receive A you need to get 26-25 points, B is 24 – 23 points, C is 22 – 21 points, D is 20 – 1 points and finally is you score between 18 – 17 points you’ll get E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The subject subject builds on the "Building materials ". The student will deepen his/her knowledge in the field of building ceramics.. The focus is on new types of brick products and their application in building practice. Students in this course will take a visit to the brick plant.
Course contents:
•Formation, classification of ceramic earths (clays and loams) and their chemical and mineralogical composition.
•Non-plastic additives, fluxing agents, engobes, glazes, gypsum casting moulds and harmful substances
•Extraction, transport and preparation of ceramic raw materials.
•Theory of drying and firing of ceramic products.
•Pore structure and properties of ceramic body.
•Properties and application of clay bricks, stoneware, earthenware, and refractory products.
Recommended or required reading:
SOKOLÁŘ, R. -- PYTLÍK, P. Stavební keramika. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2002.
HANYKÝŘ, V. -- KUTZENDORFER, J. Technologie keramiky. Praha: VEGA, 2000.
ŠVEDA, M. Keramika I.: Návody na cvičenia. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 1992. 100 p. ISBN 80-227-0477-6.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 61

39,3 %24,6 %23,0 %4,9 %8,2 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Valéria Gregorová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Zuzana Štefunková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak
prof. Ing. Stanislav Unčík, PhD. (person responsible for course)
Last modification: 28. 2. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Stanislav Unčík, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 02/28/2019.

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