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

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Manufacture of Agglomerated Materials
Course title in English:
Manufacture of Agglomerated Materials
WS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and 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)
Level of course: bachelor
Course type:
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty: Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
Teachers: Ing. Jan Baar, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. David Děcký, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. 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)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Gaining knowledge on the particle- and ffibre boards production.
Gaining knowledge about their physical properties.
Gaining knowledge of the agglomerated material finishes.
Course content:
Raw materials for agglomerated materials manufacturing (allowance 4/4)
a.Wood and other lignocelllulose raw materials
Chemical additives

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
Forming of particles mat
Pressing of particleboards

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

Finishing cut of fibreboards, surface finishing (allowance 2/2)
Properties of particle- and fibreboards, their application (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
28 h
16 h
28 h
0 h
professional educational excursion8 h0 h
consultation2 h
16 h
preparation for exam40 h
40 h
preparation for regular assessment
0 h
10 h
preparation for regular testing20 h
20 h
report from excursion, tour, practical placement
2 h
0 h
elaboration of reports
4 h12 h
elaboration and execution of projects
8 h
16 h
writing of seminar paper0 h
10 h
140 h
140 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.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
Total0 %
0 %
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.
KRÁL, P. Dýhy, překližky a lepené materiály: cvičení. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2012. 160 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-654-3.
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.
Paper and composites from agro-based resources. Boca Raton: CRC/Lewis Publishers, 446 p. ISBN 1-56670-235-6.
Kompozitné drevné materiály. 2nd ed. Zvolen: Technická univerzita vo Zvolene, 2002. 205 p. ISBN 80-228-1136-X.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-TIMS-TIMS Timber Structures and Wood Building Construction, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/19/2019.

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