Jolanta Beata Królczyk

Jolanta Beata Królczyk
Opole University of Technology · Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Production Automation

Prof. DSc. PhD. Eng.

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December 2016 - present
Opole University of Technology
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
September 2004 - December 2016
Opole University of Technology
Position
  • Professor

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Publications (77)
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The paper presents a new idea of approach to the analysis of surface morphology of cereal grains. In this paper, the surfaces of maize were analyzed using an optical 3D measurement system to determine the surface morphology and parameters of surface topography. It was established how changes in the moisture influence on the surface characteristics....
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In this paper the surfaces of butt welded joints in steel tubes were analyzed using an optical 3D measurement system to determine the morphology and topographic parameters. It was established that pollution of the argon shield gas with oxygen did not influence the width of the heat-affected zone. However, the composition of the shield gas significa...
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The paper deals with a study of relations between the measured Ra, Rq, Rz surface roughness parameters, the traverse speed of cutting head v and the vibration parameters, PtP, RMS, vRa , generated during abrasive water jet cutting of the AISI 309 stainless steel. Equations for prediction of the surface roughness parameters were derived according to...
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The paper presents an attempt to predict quality changes in a ten-component non-homogeneous granular system during mixing carried out on the mixing line in the following unit: a feed mixer, an intake hopper and a bucket conveyor. The mixing process was conducted with additional external recirculation of the components through the bucket conveyor. T...
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The paper deals with tangential abrasive water jet (AWJ) turning of Incoloy alloy 925. The aim of the experiment was to analyze the impact of the AWJ traverse speed (1.5–9 mm/min) on the surface quality in terms of micro-structure formed on the created surface. The water pressure was set to 400 MPa and the spindle revolution to 34 rpm. Australian g...
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Digital image analysis can successfully substitute traditional methods of quality assessment—e.g. sieve analysis or other manual methods that consist dividing samples. In case of granular mixtures in which the components have grain dimensions measured in microns the assessment of mixture quality received after mixing process is crucial. This work p...
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This article describes the research carried out on six thin-walled groups of samples produced from the aluminum alloy 6060 T4 by a turning and milling operation. Additionally, the analysis of the surface topography was carried out, focusing on three-dimensional parameters, such as Sq, Ssk, Sku, Sp, Sv, Sz, Sa, Spd, and Spc. Moreover, the article co...
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In presented paper perform prototype machine which consist of two independent motion axis equipped with force sensors. Used force sensors provide control of forming connection. Special design of the machine provide to make tensile strength test on it. Prepared nine samples to carried out tests, which revealed the influence between change of jaws di...
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Due to its strong corrosion resistance, high hardness, and ability to maintain its strength at high temperatures, Monel-400 is utilized in the marine, aerospace, and power plant sectors. Monel-400 alloy is hard to machine owing to quick tool wear that causes poor dimensional accuracy. Therefore, an advanced measurement system is required to monitor...
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Carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRPs) are modern materials increasingly used in the aerospace industry due to its excellent mechanical properties but there is still a lot to do to improve their electrical capabilities. The paper presents a new prototype measurement system and method for identifying electrical parameters of conductive composites...
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The application of metalworking fluids (MWFs) are helpful in improving the tribological characteristics while machining difficult to cut materials like duplex stainless steel. However, the adverse effect of commonly used MWFs limits its application in the area of clean and sustainable manufacturing. The strict environmental concerns, policies and r...
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A better understanding of material deformation behaviours with changes in size is crucial to the design and operation of metal microforming processes. In order to facilitate the investigation of size effects, material deformation behaviours needed to be determined directly from material characterizations. This study was aimed at the design and manu...
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This paper presents a method of optical fluorescence analysis for the evaluation of homogeneity of mul-ticomponent grain mixtures. This method is based on the evaluation of the content of fluorescent marker. Maize with two degrees of fineness d 1 = 1.25 mm and d 2 = 2.00 mm was used as a tracer. Maize was covered with Rhodamine B, which emits red l...
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Biochar application is reported as a method for improving physical and chemical soil properties, with a still questionable impact on the crop yields and quality. Plant productivity can be affected by biochar properties and soil conditions. High efficiency of biochar application was reported many times for plant cultivation in tropical and arid clim...
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This paper describes the measurement methods of UV cross-linked hydroxyapatite-polymers composites particularly focused on the role of their composition on structure, mechanical properties, and biocompatibility. Morphology and elemental composition were investigated with SEM-EDS. The chemical structure was analysed with FT-IR spectroscopy. Stereome...
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Homogeneity of fodder blends is one of the primary fodder blend quality criteria. Inadequate mixing of fodder ingredients may cause insufficient growth of livestock and unsuccessful medical treatment in the case of healing fodder. Majority of fodder producers make use of the information contained in the fodder blend technical dossier for the purpos...
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This paper presents comparison analysis of the surface texture properties measured by a Sensofar S Neox 3D optical profilometer, an Alicona Infinite Focus SL optical measuring system and a digital Keyence VHX-6000 microscope on the example of assessing of the Ti6Al4V titanium alloy surface after finish turning under dry machining conditions. 2D and...
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This paper focuses on evaluation of differences in the newly manufactured U-tubes and ones after operation. Differences in geometry and internal surface roughness were investigated and a flow simulation was carried out in the Ansys Fluent software, where properties such as flow nature, maximum velocity and pressure drop were examined. A numerical m...
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The scopes of this journal covers different aspects of production systems and manufacturing science, which are listed below but not limited to: Adaptive manufacturing Additive manufacturing Agile manufacturing Artificial intelligence in manufacturing Automation of manufacturing Big data analytics in manufacturing Bio-inspired manufacturing CAD/CAM...
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The purpose of the study was to establish whether UV-C radiation applied to potato tubers prior to their storage affected their natural losses over a long period of time. A custom-built UV-C radiation stand constructed for the purpose of this experiment was equipped with a UV-C NBV15 radiator generating a 253.7 nm long wave with power density of 80...
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This work describes measurement methodology on acrylic acid-based hydrogels with nanogold and starch, including evaluation of pro-inflammatory activity and cytotoxicity by MTT reduction assay, swelling capacity, tensile strength using Brookfield texture analyzer, surface morphology by scanning electron microscopy, structure by FT-IR spectroscopy, c...
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This book includes the best papers from two conferences on machining and abrasive machining, organized in Poland on September 11-12, 2019. The chapters discuss classical topics and emerging methods and models in machining, measurement, and quality control. They cover new technologies, such as water jet machining, discuss important topics such as en...
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Biochar was reported to improve the chemical and physical properties of soil. The use of biochar as a soil amendment have been found to improve the soil structure, increase the porosity, decrease bulk density, as well increase aggregation and water retention. Knowing that springtails (Collembola) are closely related to soil properties, the effect o...
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Biochar as a carbon-rich highly porous substance has been proposed for use in agriculture and horticulture as a soil amendment. One of the main concerns of this application of biochar is its potential contamination with heavy metals (HMs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The aim of this research was to access the environmental risk of biochar...
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A comprehensive analysis of literature pertaining to ecological trends in machining processes of difficult-to-cut materials (e.g. hard steels, Ti-based alloys, Ni-based alloys) has been performed. The paper focuses on the improvement of machining processes with a balanced attention onthe reduction of pollution generated by coolants and emulsions. H...
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This paper presents the design of cold-formed rounded connections between a tube and a connecting block and the analysis of test results that were carried out with six fabricated samples. The joints manufactured on a specially designed prototype station were made by forming tools that were adjusted to connecting elements regarding the diameter and...
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The paper presents the influence of the application of the EP additive based on pure phosphor in minimum quantity cooling lubrication. During investigation, three methods of cooling the cutting zone have been applied in the process of turning 316L steel: dry machining, MQCL, MQCL + EP. The wear of the tool depending on the cooling method has been m...
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The article deals with the measurement of micro-hardness of the track by the action of ultrasonic excitation of pulsating water jet. The cumulative effect of liquid matter in the form of droplets concentrated in waveform measurements was provided in horizontal and vertical direction to material core (AISI 304). The material was subjected to pressur...
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This paper focuses on the parametric and nonparametric description of surface topography after turning in the dry and MQCL conditions. The carried out research involved the longitudinal turning tests of duplex stainless steel, conducted in a range of variable cutting speeds vc and feeds f. Surface topography measurements were conducted with the app...
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The results of the study indicated a relationship between the worker's psychomotor performance at a certain time of the work shift and the changes in the level of their fatigue. The performance is reflected in the production results, such as the decrease in the productivity and an increase in the number of defects. The results of the study made it...
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Original scientific paper This paper presents a method of selecting the chemical composition and structure of the surface layer of construction materials to suit the property of the abrasive soil pulp being processed. The experiment was conducted in a laboratory, by the "rotating mass" method. The mathematical model developed for the experiment ena...
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The safety of food products is one of the priorities of the policy of many countries in the world. In the European Union a complex strategy of food safety called ‘from farm to fork’ is realized and it covers: food safety, animal health and well-being as well as plant health. The feeds play the key role in the world food industry assuring the produc...
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Most research on biochar has focused either on the mechanistic or the biophysical aspects, and there has been relatively little research into the social applicability and acceptance of biochar as a soil enhancer in agriculture. However, whether to adopt biochar in their practice is ultimately the farmers’ decision, and their willingness to do so is...
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AbstractAlthough increasing numbers of research papers regarding biochar are being published worldwide, in some countries growing interest in biochar has only recently been observed; this is true of Poland. We analysed information on biochar research in Poland alongside lessons learned elsewhere in order to identify the significant opportunities an...
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The paper contains a description of replacing a process of marking-out iron casts with 3D scanning operation and the profits it implies. It presents some of the available scanning methods which is a part of surface metrology. The paper includes a description of scanning operation using structured light method and all information necessary to perfor...
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In the paper, the water meter’s body manufacturing process, in the aspect of its productivity improvement was analyzed. The analysis was focused on the identification of the fundamental problems of manufacturing company, related to the productivity, and subsequently on the ideas of their elimination (alternatively limitation). The paper was focused...
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The aim of the work focuses on the modernization concept of the production system of the selected type of synchronizer ring. The synchronizer rings are applied in the gearboxes of the vehicles in order to synchronize the gears. The range of this work includes the analysis of the previous production system and identification of its specified element...
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The aim of the paper is to present the possibility of introducing improvements in processes concerning production logistics basing on the use of value stream mapping. An analysis of the current situation in order to identify waste and problems in the stream flow has been carried out. Subsequently, a future shape map has been drafted with a proposal...
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The polymeric composite materials used in aerospace, military, medical or racing cars manufacturing end up being used in our daily life Whether we refer to the performing vehicles, subassemblies or parts for aircrafts, wind, telegraph poles, or medical prostheses they all are present in our lives and they are made of composite materials (CM). This...
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Three-dimensional scanning is used in many fields: medicine, architecture, industry, reverse engineering. The aim of the article was to analyze the changes in the shape of the limbs under the influence of a mechanical external load using the method of three-dimensional scanner uses white light technology. The paper presents a system of human moveme...
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The paper focuses on the problem of prediction of surface roughness in AWJ process and contributes to the online monitoring of the hydro-abrasive material disintegration process and its possible control. The main scope of the paper is to contribute to the usage of an artificial neural network as a decisive part in the surface roughness prediction a...
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The paper presents the influence of the cutting zone cooling method on selected indices of the chip formation zone and on the chip shape. In the process of turning 316L austenitic steel three cooling methods have been considered: dry machining, MQCL method and MQCL + EP/AW. The tests have been performed in accordance with the method of Parameter Sp...
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Natural pigments, food compounds, are responsible for the colour of the products. These additives can impart, to deepen or renew the colour of the product, if it has been lost while processing. They also improve the taste of the product and facilitate its identification. It is hard to imagine today's food industry without the use of pigments. Prese...
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In recent years, interest in whey and whey preparations has considerably increased. Whey and whey preparations are so called "forgotten treasure" and, because of their unique properties, they have been "rediscovered" and have been more and more frequently and successfully used by various production plants in the food industry. They have also been e...
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Mixing of granular materials is unquestionably important. Mixing solids is common in industrial applications and frequently represents a critical stage of the processes. The effect of mixing determines the quality of the products. Achieving a gas or liquid mixture ideally homogeneous in terms of composition in the case of dissolving components is n...
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Mixing of granular materials is unquestionably important. Mixing solids is common in industrial applications and frequently represents a critical stage of the processes. The effect of mixing determines the quality of products. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of mixing time on the quality of multi-component granular mixtures....
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In this paper the surfaces of high-strength steels were analyzed using an optical 3D measurement system to investigate into the surface morphology and parameters of surface topography. Analyzed surfaces were generated by the most commonly used in the production facilities of manufacturing processes. The study was conducted for 400 HB plates. It was...
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The article presents a homogeneity analysis of multi-element heterogeneous granular mixtures. For this purpose, multivariate analysis of variance was used. The research study was conducted in an industrial feed production plant using a vertical mixer equipped with a worm agitator and with the mass of materials of 2,1 ÷ 2,2 tones being put into it....
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The paper demonstrates a topographic inspection in the specific context of three kinds of inspection methods of austenitic stainless steel welds. Visual and metrological inspection was analysed during tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding tests, showing the non-destructive techniques: X-ray, computed tomography, and surface profilometry. The article is...
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This paper deals with on the investigation of surface topography, morphology and anisotropy of copper alloys – brass and bronze, created by pulsating water jet with frequency 20.38 kHz. The material was disintegrated using more passes of a pulsating water jet using flat nozzle, at pressure 40 MPa and stand off distance z = 55 mm. The average values...
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This article deals with measurement of the thermal gradient on material during abrasive water jet cutting. The temperature was measured by thermo camera before the technological process started, during the AWJ cutting process technology, and just after the cutting process. We performed measurements on several types of materials. We calculated the a...
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This article concerns functioning of small and medium enterprises and in particular: craft ones. In the sector structured European Union, the abovementioned stand for 80–95% of the existing companies and moreover, they generate the biggest number of job positions and the national income. The article focuses on a selected part of SME sector: craft e...
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Today, most contemporary organisations are facing many dilemmas, the essence of which is the determination of the ways of acquisition or maintenance of their position in the competitive environment. Companies have to continuously increase their economy. One of the ways to get competitive prevalence is analysis and optimization of material flow whic...
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Programmable Logic Controllers are important part of automation, performed in computer technology. They are applied in many areas of technology. The aim of this study is to present the drilling process of discs on the test rig prepared for the use in industrial conditions. S7- 200 controller with operator panel TD200 has been applied to conduct the...
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The paper compares the assembly process of milling machine using two systems: cell system and production line which was introduced after the changes in the machine assembly system of the company. Assembly in both systems takes place in the SKD (semi-knocked-down) system, which consists of assembly finished, large parts of the machine (higher comple...
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Very large variety of constructions are among granular materials mixers. This is a result of different needs from industry. The paper presents the mixers available in industrial practice. Analysis of mixers construction has been performed and their applications have been specify.
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Maintenance service is the necessary organizational structure in the modern manufacturing company. Everyday maintenance services operation would be greatly impeded without a computerised maintenance management systems (CMMS) software. CMMS allows to manage company’s equipment, planning inspections and maintenance and management supervision procedur...
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The aim of the paper was the analysis of possibilities of the reclamation of whey in the food industry. In addition, the whey transformation technology and the utilization of pre-concentrated whey has been presented on the example of a specific dairy plant. In addition, use of whey powder provides a range of opportunities in design of new food prod...
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The purpose of this article is to demonstrate possibilities of mixing coal with biomass using static mixers. The paper present simple and inexpensive methods for producing fuel mixes for heat-generating plants equipped with stoker-fired boilers of power ranging from 3 up to 50 MW. Static mixer proposed in this article may constitute an alternative...
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The paper presents a new idea of and approach to using the cluster analysis to describe a complex problem concerning the mixing process of granular mixture in industrial conditions. The phenomenon of mixing is still not well understood particularly in the process of mixing multi-component nonhomogeneous mixtures. Most real granular mixtures which a...
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The purpose of this article is to present the description of the process of the dynamic balancing of threshing drum in combine harvesters as well as the sources of imbalance. The dynamic balancing analysis was carried out in production facility on dynamic balancing machine. Dynamic balancing of slats of the combine harvester threshing drum was dete...
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The article presents industrial conditions of manufacturing multi-component heterogeneous mixtures of granular materials. The study analyzed the production technology and devices used for production such as storage siloes, an impact screen, a cyclone separator, a shaving and dust extractor, a screw mixer, a tensometric weigh, a bucket conveyor. A d...
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The paper presents the research on the quality of thirteen-component granular mixture. The changes in the quality of the mixture after reduction the mixing time from a standard time of 30 minutes to: 25 minutes, 20 minutes and 15 minutes have been analyzed. The research has been conducted in industrial conditions where a vertical mixer with worm ag...
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The topic about innovations and success factors in innovations has frequently been discussed by researchers and other writers. ‘Innovation’ is different in science for a researcher and in business for an engineer. In science an innovation is something which is ‘interesting’ and it does not have to be useful, but for engineer an innovation must be s...
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Poland represents a country with relatively low agricultural productivity but high potential, particularly for certain crops. The aim of our study was to: (i) Show the potential to increase crop yields to sustainable levels of wheat and rapeseed in Poland based on simulations in the Global Agro-Ecological Zones (GAEZ v3.0) model (ii) Show the yield...
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The purpose of this article is to present the technological repair process of the mobile disc chipper used for crushing raw wood into chips of a certain size. Mobile disc chippers are used in the pulp - paper industry and fibreboard manufacturing plants. The paper presents the technology of repairing the disc chipper and the balancing process of th...