IIT BHU Syllabus
Glass making raw materials, criteria for selection of raw materials, concept of batch house operations, glass melting
and homogenization, addition of cullet to the batch, reactions amongst the constituents of glass, thermal currents and
flow pattern in the glass tank furnace, electrical boosting and bubbling of glasses, Defects in glass, bubbles and seeds,
cords, stresses and colour inhomogeneity and their remedies, annealing of glasses.
Manufacture of glasses: Glass forming machines, Manufacture of glass bottles, rods, tubes, bulbs and bangles, glass
blocks and laboratory glass wares, sheet, plate and rolled glass, toughened safety glass, laminated safety glass, glass
fiber and wool, foam glass, optical and ophthalmic glasses by blowing and / or pressing process with semi-automatic
and fully automatic machines, preparation of photosensitive and photochromic glasses.