MHNH3 - Technology of Ceramics

Course specification
Course titleTechnology of Ceramics
Study programmeChemical engineering
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionОблик условљености
    The goalTo introduce the students to processing of traditional and advanced ceramics. Graduation of this course will enable students to apply, innovate and guide the technological processes of ceramics production. ;
    The outcomeGaining knowledge of chemical engineering aspects of the production of ceramic materials, and managing of different ceramics processing and production.
    Contents of lecturesProcesses from production of traditional and advanced ceramics: raw materials preparation for traditional ceramics; chemical synthesis of advanced ceramic materials; forming processes: casting of fluid suspension, plastic forming and presing; draying in ceramic technology; sintering of traditional and advanced ceramic materials; dryers and furnaces in ceramic tehnology; glazes; ceramic pigments and colors; elements of design in ceramic technology.
    Contents of exercisesDetermination of particle size distribution; Determination of specific surface area of powders; Diferential-thermal analysis of raw materials for traditional ceramics; Ceramic mass forming by extrusion and by hand throwing; Determination of strenght of dry and fired ceramic bodies; Ceramic material analysis by heating microscope; Measuring of porosity of ceramic bodies; Fritted glazes preparation and glazing ceramic bodies; Measurement of glaze stresses; SEM of traditional and advanced ceramics; X-ray diffraction analysis of ceramic materials.
    1. Lecture notes
    2. M. Tecilazić-Stevanović, Osnovi tehnologije keramike, Tehnološko-metalurški fakultet, Univerzitet u Beogradu, Beograd, 1990.
    3. Lj. Kostić-Gvozdenović, M.Todorović, R.Petrović, Praktikum iz tehnologije keramike, Univerzitet u Beogradu, Tehnološko-metalurški fakultet, Beograd, 2000.
    4. V. Srdić, Procesiranje novih keramičkih materijala, Tehnološki fakulteta, Univerzitet u Novom Sadu, Novi Sad, 2004.
    5. J. Hlaváč, The Technology of Glass and Ceramics, An Introduction, Elsevire Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam-Oxford-New York, 1983.
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingLectures, laboratory work.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lecturesTest paper
    Practical lessons25Oral examination50