Course syllabus VAM - Manufacture of Agglomerated Materials (FFWT - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: VAM
Course title in language of instruction: Výroba aglomerovaných materiálů
Course title in Czech: Manufacture of Agglomerated Materials
Course title in English: Manufacture of Agglomerated Materials
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2/1 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 14/0/0 (h/h/days in semester) (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: Ing. Jan Baar, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. David Děcký (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Vladimír Gryc, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Dr. Ing. Pavel Král (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Mgr. Zuzana Paschová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Prerequisites: not (Manufacture of Agglomerated Materials or now Manufacture of Agglomerated Materials)
Aims of the course:
Gaining knowledge on the particle- and ffibre boards production.
Gaining knowledge about their physical properties.
Gaining knowledge of the agglomerated material finishes.
Course contents:
1.Raw materials for agglomerated materials manufacturing (allowance 4/4)
a.Wood and other lignocelllulose raw materials
b.Chemical additives

2.Technology of particleboards production (allowance 9/9)
a.Wood desintegration - chips- and particles manufacturing
b.Drying and screening of particles
c.Preparation and gluing compound dosing
d.Forming of particles mat
e.Pressing of particleboards

3.Technology of fibreboards production (allowance 9/9)
a.Wood and other lignocelllulose raw materials
b.Wood fibres manufacturing
c.Forming of fibres mat at dry- and wet manufacturing process
d.Pressing of fibreboards
e.Medium- and high density fibreboards (MDF and HDF)
f.Cutting and application of MDF and HDF

4.Finishing cut of fibreboards, surface finishing (allowance 2/2)
5.Properties of particle- and fibreboards, their application (allowance 2/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to comment on performance of others and to self-reflect
-Ability to solve problems
-Ability to work independently
-Basic computing skills
-Capacity to learn
-Professional knowledge
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to define the parameters and units
-Assessment of needs and production possibilities
-Knowledge of the technological process of agglomerated materials
-The ability to develop new technological processes

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 attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h16 h
     practice28 h0 h
     professional educational excursion8 h0 h
     consultation2 h16 h
     preparation for exam40 h40 h
     preparation for regular assessment0 h10 h
     preparation for regular testing20 h20 h
     report from excursion, tour, practical placement2 h0 h
     elaboration of reports4 h12 h
     elaboration and execution of projects8 h16 h
     writing of seminar paper0 h10 h
Total140 h140 h
Assessment methods:
Conditions: Attendance at seminars min. 80%) and on the main exercises, writing and defended seminar paper, finaly examination test - over then 60 % from all points.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQHRÁZSKÝ, J. -- KRÁL, P.Kompozitní materiály na bázi dřeva.BrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně200480-7157-751-0
RQKRÁL, P.Dýhy, překližky a lepené materiály: cvičeníBrnoMendelova univerzita v Brně2012978-80-7375-654-3
RQHRÁZSKÝ, J. -- KRÁL, P.Kompozitní materiály na bázi dřeva.BrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně2007978-80-7375-034-3
RQPaper and composites from agro-based resourcesBoca RatonCRC/Lewis Publishers1-56670-235-6
RQKompozitné drevné materiályZvolenTechnická univerzita vo Zvolene200280-228-1136-X


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