Course: Road Vehicle Operation

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Course title Road Vehicle Operation
Course code KKS/PSV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
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
  • Němec Ladislav, Doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
The course is intended to give students a good insight into the following areas: roads; vehicle documents; insurance; accidents; fuels and lubricants; tyres; vehicle parameters; structure of vehicle fleet; optimization of operation, assigning shipping tasks to drivers, control instruments, daily entry of vehicle performance, processing of printouts on computer; driver qualifications (in home as well as international traffic); forwarders; kinds of breakdowns; breakdown causes, regular maintenance; servicing, repairs; effect of the operating mode on failure rate, vehicle reliability; optimization of vehicle fleet recovery; economic aspects of servicing and repairs; management from the viewpoint of vehicles and operating centre. Weekly lecture contents - see Courseware.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Knowledge in the range of bachelor education at technical fakulty is supposed.
general eligibility
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
After graduation of this subject a student gains information about the car traffic, which he can use as the management worker in the traffic organization, or which he can respekt in the car design practice.
general eligibility
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • CÍCHA, KUBEŠ. Provoz silniční a městské dopravy.
  • Eisler, Jan. Úvod do ekonomiky dopravy. 1. vyd. Praha : Codex Bohemia, 1998. ISBN 80-85963-54-X.
  • Novák, Radek. Mezinárodní kamionová doprava Plus. Vyd. 2., přeprac. Praha : ASPI, 2003. ISBN 80-86395-53-7.
  • ŠOTEK. Úvod do studia dopravy.

Study plans that include the course
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