Course syllabus SMVI - Special Motor Vehicles (ILE - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code: SMVI
Course title in language of instruction: Speciální motorová vozidla
Course title in Czech: Special Motor Vehicles
Course title in English: Special 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)
part-time, 0/18 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: doc. Ing. Jiří Čupera, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Ing. Marek Žák, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites: to study at faculty ICV
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 1/0)
2.Special caterpillar vehicles (allowance 0/1)
3.Mobile earthwork and building and construction machines (allowance 2/0)
4.Mobile manipulation machinery (allowance 0/1)
5.Municipal machinery (allowance 1/0)
6.Special agricultural vehicles (allowance 0/1)
7.Vehicles with alternative driving (allowance 1/0)
8.Hybrid vehicles (allowance 0/1)
9.Electric Cars (allowance 1/0)
10.Motorcycles (allowance 0/1)
11.Race cars (allowance 1/0)
12.Military vehicles (allowance 0/1)
13.Firefighting machinery (allowance 1/0)
14.Amphibious vehicles (allowance 0/1)
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
-Skills in determination of exploitation parameters of special vehicles.
-Skills in determination of special vehicles application
-The ability to focus on issues of design and use of special machines.

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 h8 h
     practice11 h7 h
     consultation8 h8 h
     public presentation (oral)1 h1 h
     preparation for exam35 h45 h
     preparation for regular assessment15 h25 h
     preparation of presentation26 h26 h
     elaboration of reports20 h20 h
Total140 h140 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. Preparation of a presentation on an assigned topic: focusing on a select group of special machines in the range of 10 pages and its oral presentation defending the exercise. Participation in the excursion to selected production, sales or service business.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQVLK, F.Alternativní pohony motorových vozidelBrnoFrantišek Vlk200480-239-1602-5
RQĎURKOVIČ, O.Dopravní a manipulační strojePrahaVŠZ1995
RQKAMEŠ, J.Speciální motorová vozidla PrahaČZU-TF2002
REVLK, F.Koncepce motorových vozidel : Koncepce vozidel, alternativní pohony, komfortní systémy, řízení dynamiky, informační systémyBrnoNakladatelství a vydavatelství VLK200080-238-5276-0
REVLK, F.Paliva a maziva motorových vozidelBrnoFrantišek Vlk200680-239-6461-5
REHUSAIN, I.Electric and hybrid vehicles : Design fundamentalsBoca Raton CRC Press2003
REKAMEŠ, J.Alternativní pohony automobilůPrahaBEN technická literatura200480-7300-127-6
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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