Chemistry of Silicate Materials
- Department of Material Engineering and Chemistry
The subject is dealing with chemistry of building binder on basis of silicates and related matters. Both chemistry and technology of these matters is discussed.
- Syllabus of lectures:
Silica - structure and properties.
Calcium hydroxide and its properties.
Main phases of portland clinker, hydration and setting of portland cement.
Hydration heat of cement.
Structure and properties of fresh and hydrated cement mortar.
Physico-chemical and mechanical properties of portland cement.
Mixed cements, pozzolana, slag, microsilica.
Chemistry of special cements.
Admixtures to silicate cements.
Cement binder - aggregates interface.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
The goal of study is understanding to behaviour and properties of inorganic bunders. Student is able to evalate suitability of binder for given application.
- Study materials:
 Lea´s Chemistry of Cement and Concrete. Ed. P.C. Hewlett, 4th Edition. Butterwotrh-Heinemann: Oxford, 2001.
 Taylor, H.F.W. Cement Chemistry. Academic Press: London, 1992.
 Henning, O., Lach, V. Chemie ve stavebnictví. SNTL/ALFA: Praha1983.
- Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
- Time-table is not available yet
- Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Mon Tue FriroomTH:D-1050
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
- The course is a part of the following study plans: