Course syllabus NMP - Non-Wood Materials (FFWT - SS 2018/2019)

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Course code: NMP
Course title in language of instruction: Nedřevěné materiály
Course title in Czech: Non-Wood Materials
Course title in English: Non-Wood Materials
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: SS 2018/2019
Name of lecturer: Ing. Martin Brabec, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Petr Čermák, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Ing. David Děcký (instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Jakub Dömény, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Dominik Hess (instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Jiří Procházka (instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. Ing. Hanuš Vavrčík, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Prerequisites: State Bachelor Examination
Aims of the course:
Knowledge of the requirements for utility properties of structural materials, knowledge of relationships between the chemical constitution of the material, its production technology and processing, microstructure and properties. Obtaining the skills of modern methods of engineering design in the design of materials for specific application in engineering practice. Ability to select suitable material based on the shape and function of požadovné function that is required from the material.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to the course (dotation 2/2) (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Bionics - what a technician can learn from the nature
b.b) Special fibers - fabrics and man

2.Fundamental groups of materials -- metals, metal alloys, ceramics, polymers, glasses and composites (dotation 4/4) (allowance 4/4)
a.a) Physical principles of material stiffness and strength
b.b) Inner structure of anorganic materials
c.c) Structural principles of natural materials -- oriented structures in 1-D, 2-D and 3-D

3.Mechanics of constructional materials -- elasticity, strength and toughness, hardness; fracture of materials, fatigue, creep (dotation 2/2) (allowance 2/2)
4.Design of material and constructional members (dotation 6/6) (allowance 6/6)
5.Structure, properties and use of particular material groups (dotation 12/12) (allowance 12/12)
a.a) Ion, covalent and composite ceramics
b.b) Organic, oxide and unoxide glasses
c.c) Metals and metal and non-metal alloys
d.d) Polymers and elastomers
e.e) Particulate and fiber composites
f.f) Composite material based on wood -- wood-plastic composites

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Capacity to learn
-Science and research skills

Specific competences:
-Knowledge of the kind of materials, their properties and usány
-Methodical and systematic access by conceptual and project work connected by design of building object.
-Orientation in the design
-Orientation in the field of furniture design
-Presentation of the draft
-The ability to design and evaluate the basic design of civil engineering in terms of materials, technologies and implementation
-The ability to select appropriate materials for the proposed construction
-The ability to use the acquired knowledge in practice

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice14 h
     seminar2 h
     consultation4 h
     project work2 h
     preparation for exam30 h
     preparation for regular assessment12 h
     elaboration and execution of projects20 h
Total112 h
Assessment methods:
- Compulsory participation in seminars
- Compulsory attendance at lectures (80%)
- Final exam (defense seminar work - evaluation yes/no, oral examination of 30 min., evaluated responses of three topics - theoretical knowledge, practical skills, application of knowledge and skills)
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQPTÁČEK, L. et al.Nauka o materiálu I.BrnoCERM80-7204-283-1
RQPTÁČEK, L. et al.Nauka o materiálu II.BrnoCERM80-7204-248-3
RQASHBY, M F. -- JONES, D R H.Engineering materials : an introduction to microstructures, processing, and design . 2OxfordButterworth Heinemann20010-7506-4019-7
RQASHBY, M. -- JOHNSON, K.Materials and Design - The Art and Science of Material Selection in Product DesignOxfordButterworth-Heinemann20020-7506-5554-2
RQASHBY, M F.Materials selection in mechanical designBurlingtonButterworth-Heinemann978-1-85617-663-7
REMÍŠEK, B. -- PTÁČEK, L.Zkoušení materiálu a výrobků bez porušeníPrahaSNTL1973
REPROCHÁZKA, P.Základy mechaniky složených materiálůPrahaAcademia200180-200-0913-2


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