Course syllabus VMEI - Vehicular Engines (ILE - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: VMEI
Course title in language of instruction: Vozidlové motory
Course title in Czech: Vehicular Engines
Course title in English: Vehicular Engines
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)
part-time, 18/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master; master continuing
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: Ing. Marek Žák, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: Motor Vehicles 2 or Motor Vehicles 2 or SBZ
Aims of the course:
In this course, students will acquire a knowledge about combustion engines, which are the principal source of energy for mobile machines. In this course, attention is paid to theory, functions, construction and measuring of operational properties of vehicle motors. Using the acquired knowledge of combustion engines, students will be able to decide
Course contents:
1.• Combustion engines, their operational and enviromental charakteristics;
• Combustion engine fuels. Combustion of carbohydrate fuels;
• Working cycles of piston combustion engines;
• Thermal balance of vehicle engines;
• Efficiency of vehicle engines;
• Supercharging of vehicle engines;
• Creation and burning of fuel mixtures in ignition and diesel engines;
• Exhalations in ignition and diesel engines;
• Comparative parameters of vehicle engines;
• Accessories of vehicle engines;
• Alternative drives and future (prospective) construction of engines
(allowance 0/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to solve problems
-Quality concept awareness
-Science and research skills

Specific competences:
-Knowledge of problems in emissions of internal combustion engines and their decreasing
-Knowledge of problems in use of biofuels in internal combustion engines
-Skill in assessing and evaluating the basic parameters of vehicle engines.
-The ability to focus on issues of design of internal combustion engines.

Type of course unit: required
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 attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h0 h
     practice6 h10 h
     laboratory work6 h6 h
     consultation8 h8 h
     preparation for exam40 h50 h
     preparation for regular assessment15 h20 h
     preparation for regular testing6 h11 h
     elaboration of reports35 h35 h
Total140 h140 h
Assessment methods:
Compulsory attendance at exercises. Hand over and defense of protocols assigned during the semester. Final written and oral examination, a total duration 50 min.Written examination, calculation of given examples. To meet the requirements min. 70 points out of 100. Overall rating, the sum of points from written and oral at least 65%.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQHLAVŇA, V. et al.Dopravný prostriedok - jeho motorŽilinaŽilinská univerzita200080-7100-665-3
RQVLK, F.Vozidlové spalovací motoryBrnoNakladatelství VLK200280-238-8756-4
REMACEK, J.Spalovací motory IPrahaNakladatelství ČVUT2007978-80-01-03618-1
REMACEK, J. -- SUK, B.Spalovací motory : IPrahaVydavatelství ČVUT200380-01-02085-1
RERAUSCHER, J.Spalovací motoryBrnoVysoké učení technické2005


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