Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
MET 485E Ceramic Manufacturing English Elective
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
2 3 2 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites None
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Introduction to ceramic materials. Types of ceramics. The properties and applications of traditional and advanced ceramics and refractories. The principles of crystal structures of ceramics. Descriptions, classifications and properties of natural and synthetic raw materials. The physical, chemical and mineralogical properties of raw materials and their determination techniques. The processing of natural raw materials. Synthesis of ceramic powders. The principles and technologies of shaping of ceramics. The production and properties of ceramic glazes. The calculations of ceramic body and glaze formulations. The principles and technology of ceramics drying. Sintering of ceramics. Mechanisms of powder sintering and firing technologies. Kilns and furnaces. Procedures for the quality control of ceramics. National and international standards. The presentation and discussion of student homeworks.