Course syllabus VVM - Large-scale Materials (FFWT - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: VVM
Course title in Czech:
Large-scale Materials
Course title in English:
Large-scale Materials
WS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2/2 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 20/0/1 (h/h/days in semester) (lectures per period / seminars per period)
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Course supervisor:
Course supervising department: Department of Wood Science and Technology (FFWT)
Faculty: Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
doc. Dr. Ing. Pavel Král (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Samuel Kramár, Ph.D. (instructor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Obtaining of knowledge of the raw materials needed to manufacture of veneers, plywoods, particle boards, the various technological operations in the production and the appropriate machinery, the properties of wooden materials, pplications in other sectors.
Course content:
Fundamental terms, classification of Veneers, decorative, construction veneers and Plywoods (allowance 2/2)
2.Used Raw materiáles, gluings for Plywoods production (allowance 2/1)
Veneers production, slicer machines -- vertikal, horizontal and rotary machines (allowance 2/1)
Peeling veneers production, loading and centring Gross, veneer reeling and storing systems, veneer dryers, veneers joiting and scarfing (allowance 4/4)
Prepressing and pressing of materials, Cutting and sanding of Plywoods (allowance 2/2)
Project of veneers and plywoods production - calculation of material usage (allowance 2/4)
7.Definitions and basic subdivision of aglomerated materials (allowance 2/2)
Technology of particle board production, desintegration - production of wood chips and particles, drying and sorting of particles, preparation and application of adhesive mixtures, layering of particle mat, pressing of the particleboards (allowance 4/4)
Production of fiber boards, wood and other lignocellulosic materials, production of fibers, chemical additives, formation of fibrous mats in the wet and dry production method, pressing of the fibreboards, MDF and HDF boards (allowance 4/4)
Finishing of the fibreboards, surface treatment (allowance 2/2)
11.Physical and mechnical properties of wooden materials (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendanceCombined form
28 h
10 h
practice14 h
0 h
seminar14 h
8 h
professional educational excursion8 h8 h
5 h10 h
project work
5 h
5 h
public presentation (oral)
8 h
8 h
preparation for exam20 h30 h
preparation for regular assessment
15 h15 h
preparation for regular testing
8 h
15 h
preparation of presentation
4 h
11 h
report from excursion, tour, practical placement3 h
5 h
writing of seminar paper
8 h
15 h
140 h140 h
Assessment methods:
Evaluation of participation in lectures and seminars, submission of a seminar work during the semester -- submission of a project /defence/ presentation.
Written test - 1 written test will be during the course. Maximum points for test is 15. Test will be written 5th of the semester. Participation on the written test is compulsory.
The course is finished with oral exam (50% of the total mark). Participation on test is compulsory.
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
HRÁZSKÝ, J. -- KRÁL, P. Kompozitní materiály na bázi dřeva. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2004. 130 p. ISBN 80-7157-751-0.
HRÁZSKÝ, J. -- KRÁL, P. Kompozitní materiály na bázi dřeva. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2007. 253 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-034-3.
KRÁL, P. Dýhy, překližky a lepené materiály. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2011. 241 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-552-2.
KRÁL, P. Dýhy, překližky a lepené materiály: cvičení. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2012. 160 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-654-3.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-WI-WI Wood Technology and Timber Management, part-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-WI-WI Wood Technology and Timber Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/19/2019.

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