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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Interaction between Materials and Environment

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D23IMP ZK 1P+1C Czech
Lecturer:
Martin Keppert, Alena Vimmrová (guarantor)
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Material Engineering and Chemistry
Synopsis:

Influence of the environment on the structure and properties of materials, their aging and degradation. Chemical deterioration of materials. Concrete carbonation, corrosion of metals. Degradation of natural materials and polymers. Protection of materials against environmental impact.

Lectures:

1. Influence of CO2 on building materials, concrete carbonation

2. Degradation and rehabilitation of concrete

3. Electrochemistry

4. Corrosion of metal materials

5. Biodegradation, wood rehabilitation

6. Aging and degradation of polymers

Requirements:
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Study materials:

J. Bull: Durability of Materials and Structures in Building and Civil Engineering, Whittles Publishing 2006, ISBN 9780849392399

M. Kutz: Handbook of Environmental Degradation of Materials, William Andrew, 2005, ISBN: 9780128101735

G. R. Halford: Fatigue and Durability of Structural Materials, ASM International, 2006, ISBN: 978-0-87170-825-0

Articles in WoS database

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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Data valid to 2020-04-05
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