Become familiar to Perlite as an industrial mineral and its applications and understand the intrinsic characteristics and the key properties of Perlite in relation to its potential applications. Gain in-depth knowlegde about the peculiarities of the expansion process for the different qualities of perlites in each sector of final application.
Before the beginning of the course each participant is asked to send in his/her specific interests regarding the applications of perlite– end uses and markets, if he/she wishes to do so. Some Course Contents and especially the tutorial sessions as well as the assignments for the participants will be based on this information. Thus, for each session there will be an initial presentation, that will generate questions and discussions. For activating learning and increasing the effectiveness of teaching, each issue of interest will be an assignment at the last day of the course. Of course, additional information and guidelines will be provided. The assignments will be collaborative. Groups of participants having the same interest will have to accomplish a corresponding target.
The course consists of 5 sessions. These sessions have been created based on the similarity of the applications of perlite regarding key characteristics, applications and/or markets
The objectives of the course are summarized as follows:
The teaching method of this course will be a combination of face-to-face teaching leading to guided independent learning.
The duration of the course is 3 days. During the first 2 days the theoretical background will be developed. The third day an interactive session of laboratory practices demonstration through videos as well as collaborative assignments will take place.
The course is aimed at:
Participants will be given the chance to declare their specific interests and their preferences regarding the type of perlite’s application(s) and potential market(s) prior to the seminar, so that the faculty can take specific questions and needs into account and can adjust course programm accordingly.
This discount cannot be combined with any other promotion that might be running at the time of the booking. The discount will be deducted from the final invoice.