Course syllabus SMOVZ - Special-Purpose Motor Vehicles (FA - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: SMOVZ
Course title in language of instruction: -- item not defined --
Course title in Czech: Special-Purpose Motor Vehicles
Course title in English: Special-Purpose Motor Vehicles
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: prof. Ing. František Bauer, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Jiří Čupera, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Martin Fajman, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Pavel Sedlák, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Marek Žák, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
In this course, students will learn about principles of individual functional groups of special engines, motor vehicles and selected mobile machines. Attention is paid above all to general principles of operation of individual mechanism and their application in concrete types of special vehicles.
Course contents:
1.Special engines. Two-stroke spark ignition and diesel engines, rotary valve engines (allowance 2/2)
2.Special caterpillar vehicles (allowance 2/2)
3.Mobile earthwork and building and construction machines (allowance 4/4)

4.Mobile manipulation machinery (allowance 1/1)
5.Municipal machinery (allowance 2/2)
6.Special agricultural vehicles (allowance 1/1)
a.Hillside vehicles
b.Forest machinery

7.Vehicles with alternative driving (allowance 1/1)
a.Alternative fuels
b.Powertrains for alternative fuels

8.Hybrid vehicles (allowance 2/2)
b.Hybrid drivetrains

9.Electric Cars (allowance 2/2)
b.Energy sources
c.Energetic balance

10.Motorcycles (allowance 1/1)
b.power- and drivetrains

11.Race cars (allowance 2/2)
a.Road race vehicles
c.Off road

12.Military vehicles (allowance 2/2)
a.Tracked vehicles
b.Wheeled vehicles
c.Special vehicles

13.Firefighting machinery (allowance 1/1)
14.Amphibious vehicles (allowance 1/1)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-Ability to make decisions
-Ability to work independently
-Professional knowledge

Specific competences:
-Knowledge of energy efficiency and related economic indicators
-Orientation in the problematic of design and use of special machinery
-Skills in determination of exploitation parameters of special vehicles.
-Skills in determination of special vehicles application.

Type of course unit: optional
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h
     practice24 h
     consultation8 h
     preparation for exam30 h
     preparation for regular assessment10 h
     preparation of presentation20 h
     elaboration of reports24 h
Total140 h
Assessment methods:
Compulsory attendance at exercises. Processing and defense of the presentation on a given topic. Writing a final test at least 70%. Oral examination
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQVLK, F.Alternativní pohony motorových vozidelBrnoFrantišek Vlk200480-239-1602-5
RQVLK, F.Koncepce motorových vozidel : Koncepce vozidel, alternativní pohony, komfortní systémy, řízení dynamiky, informační systémyBrnoNakladatelství a vydavatelství VLK200080-238-5276-0
RQKAMEŠ, J.Alternativní pohony automobilůPrahaBEN technická literatura200480-7300-127-6
RQMARŠÁL, P.Stavební strojeBrnoCERM200480-214-2774-4
REVLK, F.Paliva a maziva motorových vozidelBrnoFrantišek Vlk200680-239-6461-5
REĎURKOVIČ, O.Dopravní a manipulační strojePrahaVŠZ1995
REHUSAIN, I.Electric and hybrid vehicles : Design fundamentalsBoca Raton CRC Press2003
REKAMEŠ, J.Speciální motorová vozidla - část: spalovací motory. 1. vyd.PrahaČZU-TF 2002
REVOLKSWAGEN, A.Alternative Antriebe, Elektro -, Hybrid - und BrennstoffzellenfahrzeugeWolfsburgVOLKSWAGEN AG2001
REVOŠTOVÁ, V.Stroje pro silniční prácePrahaČVUT1998
REVOŠTOVÁ, V.Teorie stavebních strojůPrahaEdiční středisko ČVUT1992


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