Course: Methods of thermal analysis

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Course title Methods of thermal analysis
Course code KMI/MTA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Pechočiaková Miroslava, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Thermal methods theory 2. Structure and phase behavior of polymers 3. General system of thermal analysis 4. Differential thermal analysis (DTA) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) 5. Thermally modulated differential scanning calorimetryTMDSC) 6. Thermal gravimetry and thermomechanical analysis 7. Dynamical-mechanical analysis (DMA). Laboratory works 1. Instruction with thermoanalysis devices, assignment a semestrial work. 2.-4. Problem 1: Material analysis by DSC. 5.-7. Problem 2: Material analysis by TGA. 8.-10. Problem 3: Thermo-mechanical analysis of material. 11.-13. Problem 4: Dynamical-mechanical analysis of material. 14. Presentation of measured results, credit.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Laboratory work
  • Class attendance - 42 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Studies of subject aim at methods investigate of fibres internal structure, thermal analysis methods (differential scanning calorimetry, termomechanical analysis, dynamic-mechanical analysis). Subject describes physical and chemical polymers properties.
Theoretical and practical knowledge dealing with content of lectures and excercises
Prerequisites
Any one

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined examination, Student's performance analysis

Credit: participation in all laboratory courses + elaboration of semestral works Exam: written test
Recommended literature
  • Militký, J. Textilní vlákna klasická a speciální. Skripta TUL, Liberec, 2002.
  • Speyer R. M. Thermal analysis os materials. Dekker M., INC, New York, 1993. ISBN ISBN-10: 08247896.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty: Faculty of Textile Engineering Study plan (Version): Clothing and Textile Technology (2012) Category: Textile production and clothing industry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
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Faculty: Faculty of Textile Engineering Study plan (Version): Clothing and Textile Engineering (2018) Category: Textile production and clothing industry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer