Course: Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

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Course title Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
Course code KKS/9SI
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Mazínová Ivana, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Subject is focused on the following areas: Technical standards, technical documentation. Projections and dimensioning on mechanical drawings. Geometrical Product Specifications. Projections and dimensioning of standard components (threads, fasteners, machine pins, keys, springs, bearings) Weekly lecture contents - see Courseware.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching, One-to-One tutorial, Individual study, Self-study of literature, Lecture, Lecture with visual aids, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
learning outcomes
Students will gain a deeper understanding of: - reading and create technical drawing of machine elements a its assemblies; - Geometrical Product Specifications (GPS)
teaching methods
Lecture with visual aids
Multimedia supported teaching
Self-study of literature
Individual study
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Oral exam
Written exam
Quality of a written report
Recommended literature
  • Drastík, František. Přesnost strojních součástí podle mezinárodních norem : tolerování rozměrů a geometrických vlastností. Ostrava : Montanex, 1996. ISBN 80-85780-18-6.
  • Drastík, František. Technické kreslení podle mezinárodních norem I. Ostrava : Montanex, 2005. ISBN 87-7225-195-3.
  • Giesecke, Frederick E. Technical drawing. 13th ed. Upper Saddle River : Prentice Hall, 2009. ISBN 978-0-13-513527-3.
  • Kletečka, Jaroslav; Fořt, Petr. Technické kreslení. Vyd. 1. Brno : CP Books, 2005. ISBN 80-251-0498-2.
  • Leinveber, Jan; Vávra, Pavel. Strojnické tabulky : pomocná učebnice pro školy technického zaměření. 4., dopl. vyd. Úvaly : Albra, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7361-051-7.
  • Pospíchal, Jaroslav. Technické kreslení. Vyd. 3., přeprac. Praha : Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2005. ISBN 80-01-03214-0.

Study plans that include the course
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