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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Equipment and technologies of plastics and silicate processing

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2181704 ZK 4 2P+1C Czech
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Department of Process Engineering
Synopsis:

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.

Requirements:
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.

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Data valid to 2019-09-21
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