A Study of the Accessible Approach to Replace the Reservoir Silt Glaze with New Formula

  • Chi-Chang LuEmail author
  • Po-Hsien Lin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9180)


The author engaged in the research work of utilizing Shihmen Reservoir silt to make ceramic glazes. It was shown to be specific and feasible. But due to the different accumulation of layers or batches, it has more instability. The author had ever been three times to collect silt in different sedimentation pond, and was confirmed its chemical composition to be have obvious differences by instrumental analysis. If you used a direct replacement, you could find significant differences in appearance when silt content above 20 %. The “seger’s formula” of ceramic glaze was used as the theoretical basis for the composition, and then calculated by Excel’s Solver tool. It was always made the similar effect with original if you gave proper constraints and the substitution principle.


Ceramic arts Reservoir silt Glaze Seger formula Programming solver 



This study was partly sponsored with a grant, NSC102-2410-H-144-005, from the National Science Council, Taiwan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Crafts and Design DepartmentNational Taiwan University of ArtBan Ciao City, TaipeiTaiwan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Creative Industry DesignNational Taiwan University of ArtsBan Ciao City, TaipeiTaiwan

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