Course syllabus DMEP - Transport and Mobile Energy Systems (FA - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code: DMEP
Course title in language of instruction: -- item not defined --
Course title in Czech: Transport and Mobile Energy Systems
Course title in English: Transport and Mobile Energy Systems
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: bachelor; master continuing
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: prof. Ing. František Bauer, CSc. (supervisor)
Ing. Adam Polcar, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
The aim is to provide a comprehensive overview of design and functions of road and off-road vehicles. First topic is focused on alternative fuels for internal combustion engines and pollutions. The second chapter analyses transport in relation to the environment, transport, energy efficiency ratings. Attention is also paid to the transport logistics chains. Obtained knowledge can make clear orientation in the transport systems with technical and economic evaluation.
Course contents:
1.Internal combustion engines (allowance 2/2)
a.Type of vehicle engines
b.Spark ignition and diesel combustion engines, engine efficiency
c.Construction and accessories of internal combustion engines
d.Output parameters of engines

2.Emissions of combustion engines and devices for their reduction (allowance 2/2)
3.Fuel for internal combustion engines (allowance 2/2)
a.Conventional fuels
b.Alternative fuels

4.Torque transmission devices (allowance 2/2)
a.Mechanical drives
b.Hydrostatic drives

5.Hybrid drives and vehicles (allowance 2/2)
6.Automotive bodies and chassis (allowance 2/2)
7.Chassis of motor vehicles (allowance 2/2)
c.Shock absorbers

8.Wheels and tires for motor vehicles (allowance 2/2)
9.Brake systems (allowance 2/2)
a.Hydraulic and pneumatic brake systems
b.Friction brakes

10.Active and passive security features (allowance 2/2)
11.Public Notice of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MZV) n° 64/19876 Sb., on European agreement about international transport of dangerous products(ADR) and related rules and regulations (allowance 2/2)
12.Act n° 111/1994 Sb., on road traffic and Public Notice of Ministry of Transport (MDS) n° 478/2000 Sb., as amended (allowance 2/2)
13.Public Notice of MZV on international transport of perishable foodstuffs (ATP) and related rules and regulations (allowance 2/2)
14.Transport in agriculture (allowance 2/2)
a.Basic concepts
b.Means of transport and packing cases

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-Ability to organize and plan ahead
-Ability to work in interdisciplinary team
-Capacity to adapt to new situations
-Spirit of enterprise

Specific competences:
-Ability of independent decision making in terms of transporation chains
-Ability to assess the effectiveness of the deployment of transportation equipment in operation
-Identification of links among technological and economical items in decision making
-Interdisciplinary approach to conceptual decision making in the scope of junior management

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 attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice14 h
     seminar14 h
     consultation2 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
     preparation for exam30 h
     preparation for regular testing20 h
     preparation of presentation10 h
     elaboration of reports10 h
     writing of seminar paper10 h
Total140 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
RQMACEK, J.Spalovací motory IPrahaNakladatelství ČVUT2007978-80-01-03618-1
RQBAUER, F. -- SEDLÁK, P. -- ČUPERA, J. -- POLCAR, A. -- FAJMAN, M. -- ŠMERDA, T. -- KATRENČÍK, J.Traktory a jejich využitíPrahaProfi Press s.r.o.2013978-80-86726-52-6
RQVLK, F.Podvozky motorových vozidelBrnoFrantišek Vlk200680-239-6464-X
RQSYROVÝ, O. et al.Doprava v zemědělstvíPrahaProfi Press2008978-80-86726-30-4
RETechnologie a řízení dopravy IV.: Silniční dopravaPradubiceUniversita Pardubice199980-7194-182-4
REPERNICA, P.Logistika. Aktívní prvkyPrahaVŠE199880-7079-808-4


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