Course: Fundamentals of Engineering Design

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Course title Fundamentals of Engineering Design
Course code KKS/ZKFAV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Vaněk Václav, Doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
The course focuses on the following areas: classification of basic machine parts according to their properties and the complexity of technical systems; connecting and transmission parts, parts of seating, springs, transmission mechanisms, etc; design of small machine part groups both with the help of CAD and without CAD.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Students' portfolio, Individual study
  • Contact hours - 65 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
use general secondary education knowledge.
use and apply basic knowledge of secondary school mathematics, physics and geometry
to know basic technical information and to draw simple technical subjects
professional skills
to be able to use basic office software resources and to use their potential for technical calculations
be able to decide independently and responsibly on solving more complex problems
have a basic spatial imagination and know how to transfer these ideas into 2D space
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
to know basic knowledge of machine parts and their groups due to the description of parameters of their properties and design documentation
use and apply knowledge integrated design to solve problems during engineering design
to know the basics of engineering projection and imaging
to know the basics of specifying dimensions of structural elements
professional skills
analyze simple mechanical construction group generalize findings and the results applied in the designing of complex technical products
ability to apply basic methods for designing - to set the required product features and create functional and organ structures
create functional schemes of simple parts of technical systems, specify functional requirements and design functional elements
use geometric tolerances when designing machine groups and machine parts
to know the basics of the fitting of machine parts and to determine their accuracy
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Individual study
Students' portfolio
professional skills
Practicum
Individual study
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Combined exam
Project
professional skills
Written exam
Project
Group presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Drastík, František. Technické kreslení podle mezinárodních norem I. Ostrava : Montanex, 2005. ISBN 87-7225-195-3.
  • Vávra, Pavel. Strojnické tabulky : pro SPŠ nestrojnické. Praha : Státní nakladatelství technické literatury, 1982.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Applied Sciences Computations and Design (2014) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Computations and Design (2017) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Computations and Design (2016) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art Design, specialization Industrial Design (4) Art and applied art 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Computations and Design (1) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter