Equipment and technologies of plastics and silicate processing
- Department of Process Engineering
Transport, mixing and heat transfer for viscous liquids and pastes. Processing operations and equipment. Design, principles of operation and calculation of key equipment for plastics and silicates processing.
- Syllabus of lectures:
1. Introduction. General overview of technologies of plastics and silicates processing.
2. Flow and thermo-physical properties of plastics and silicates at different stages of their processing.
3. Injection molding – introduction, machines, forms, injection molding of thermoplastics, thermosets and elastomers.
4. Blow molding – introduction, foil production, extrusion and injection blow molding, nozzles and molds.
5. Fiber spinning – introduction, production technology of industrial fibers, electro-spinning, jets, melt-spinning, dry and wet spinning.
6. Production of foam materials – introduction, polystyrene, polyolefin, polyurethane and silicone foams.
7. Elastomer processing – introduction, preparation of raw material and mixing, machines and equipment for elastomer processing.
8. Flow of power-law liquids in slit. Pumping and pumps for viscous liquids and pastes.
9. Screw pump – velocity profile, differential pumping and power characteristic.
10. Screw pump – integral isothermal and adiabatic pumping characteristic.
11. Differential and integral isothermal and adiabatic characteristic of extrusion die. Operating point.
12. Screw conveyor. Mixing – distribution functions for mixers. Mixing devices.
13. Convective heat transfer in power-law liquids. Melting.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
- Study materials:
RAO, Natti S. a Nick R. SCHOTT. Understanding plastics engineering calculations. Cincinnati, Ohio: Hanser Publications, 2012.
CHANDA, Manas a Salil K. ROY. Plastics technology handbook. 4th ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, 2007. Plastics engineering (CRC Press), 72.
OSSWALD, Tim A. International plastics handbook: the resource for plastics engineers. [1st ed.]. Cincinnati: Hanser, 2006.
TADMOR Z., GOGOS C.: Principles of polymer processing. J.Wiley 2006.
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: