Course syllabus ZMOVZ - Motor Vehicle Testing (FA - SS 2019/2020)


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Course code:
ZMOVZ
Course title in Czech:
Motor Vehicle Testing
Course title in English: Motor Vehicle Testing
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: master continuing
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Jiří Čupera, Ph.D.
Course supervising department: Department of Technology and Automobile Transport (FA)
Faculty:
Teachers:
doc. Ing. Jiří Čupera, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
DayFrom-tillRoom
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Wednesday
9.00-10.50
R204
Lecture
Every week
30
Wednesday
11.00-12.50
R204
J. Čupera
Seminar
Every week22
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim is to gain knowledge and practical skills in measuring and testing parameters of motor vehicles. The emphasis is on practical exercises and the ability to flexibly access the various measuring tasks.
 
Course content:
1.
Processes of measurement, data analysis, errors of measurement (allowance 2/4)
 
a.
Definition of measurement.
b.
Instrumentation of measurement.
c.
Errors of measurement determination.
d.
Data analysis, processing, graphs and charts in technical presentations.

2.Methods of measurement of physical quantities relevant to the testing of vehicles (allowance 4/4)
 
a.
Basic principles of measurement.
b.
Sensors used in testing.
c.Negative effects in testing (vibration, sound noise)

3.
Vehicle chassis testing (allowance 4/4)
 
a.
Axles testing.
b.
Methods of measurement of suspension and steering
c.Brake tests.
d.
Testing procedures of electronic brake systems.

4.Drive characteristics (allowance 2/6)
 
a.
Drive restistances.
b.
Measurement of drive limits - slip etc.
c.
Drive model and its validation.

5.
Test beds used for powertrain testing (allowance 4/8)
 
a.
Engine characteristics.
b.Methods of measurement, steady, dynamic, tranzient.
c.
Engine dynamometers.
d.Chassis dynamometers.

6.
Transmission testing (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Control processes of transmission testing.
b.
Methods of testing of traction systems.
c.
Tire testing.

7.Safety and comfort systems testing (allowance 4/2)
 
a.
Testing of passive safety.
b.
Crash tests, procedures and evaluation.
c.Testing of comfort system, lighting.

8.
Simulation and virtual instrumentation (allowance 2/4)
 
a.Simulation of vehicle systems and true response.
b.
Virtual instrumentation.
c.Introduction into LabVIEW.

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
24 h
practice
12 h
laboratory work
20 h
preparation for exam
30 h
preparation for regular assessment
10 h
preparation for regular testing
12 h
elaboration of reports
8 h
elaboration and execution of projects
12 h
writing of seminar paper
12 h
Total
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
To meet the requirements for credit is needed participation at seminars, completion of the interim written tests of 80%, and preparing two semester projects. The exam is in written form (60 minutes), where the student has to solve an example related to vehicle testing, as well as to answer questions from at least 60%. Next step in examination procedures is oral.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
VLK, F. Zkoušení a diagnostika motorových vozidel: výkon vozidla, brzdné vlastnosti, převodová ústrojí, řízení, geometrie kol, tlumiče a pružiny, řiditelnost a ovladatelnost, životní zkoušky, motor, zapalování, elektronické systémy. 2nd ed. Brno: František Vlk, 2005. 576 p. ISBN 80-239-3717-0.
Engine testing theory and practice. 3rd ed. Oxford: Burlington, MA, 2007. 442 p. ISBN 978-0-7680-1850-9.
VLK, F. Dynamika motorových vozidel. 2nd ed. Brno: František Vlk, 2003. 432 p. ISBN 80-239-0024-2.

Recommended:
ČUPERA, J. -- ŠTĚRBA, P. Automobily - Diagnostika motorových vozidel I. 1st ed. Brno: Avid, s.r.o., Brno, 2007. 195 p. 7. ISBN 978-80-903671-9-7.
ŠTĚRBA, P. -- ČUPERA, J. -- POLCAR, A. Automobily - Diagnostika motorových vozidel II. 1st ed. Brno: Avid, s.r.o., 2011. 181 p. ISBN 978-80-87143-19-3.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-AS-AT Automobile Transport, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 04/23/2020.

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