Course: Basics of transport and manipulation equipments design

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Course title Basics of transport and manipulation equipments design
Course code KKS/ZSDM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Němec Ladislav, Doc. Ing. CSc.
  • Staněk Jiří, Doc. Ing. CSc.
  • Heller Petr, Doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
An overview of the basics of transport and manipulation equipments design. - Road vehicles: the vehicles conception, engines, output transmission, chassis, bodies. - Rail vehicles: conception of the rail vehicles and urban transport vehicles. Conception of the driving vehicles and waggons. Output transmission of the independent traction. - Handling equipments: classification of trasported materials and equipments. Interplant handling. The basic overview of means of manipulation with powdery and lump materials. Robots.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
to orientate in the knowledge from the previous studies (especially in the subjects of machinery design, including CAD) and actively use them
to orientate in general in the basic types of transport means and handling equipments
To use at least one foreign language with a focus on transport and handling equipment (especially for the purpose of studying a foreign literature)
professional skills
to orientate in the basic construction of individual transport means and handling devices and in the design of their typical structural components
to design the design of key components of transport and handling equipment at conceptual or coarse structural level
to use effectively the acquired knowledge at the beginning of constructional subjects of transport and handling equipments in the follow-up magistery study
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
of the principle of operation of particular types of transport and handling equipment
of basic calculations regarding the design or control of design solutions of transport and handling equipments
to orientate in the concept and basic design of transport and handling equipmen
to put into context the design of transport and handling machines with their functions and properties
professional skills
to search, take over and modify conceptual and structural solutions to the basic elements of transport and handling technology
to applicate general engineering skills (CAD technology, etc.) to the design of transport and handling machinery
in the position of a bachelor's graduate, he/she is able to act in the position of a middle technical worker in the field of transport and handling equipments
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • Dostál, Josef; Heller, Petr. Kolejová vozidla I. null. V Plzni : Západočeská univerzita, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7043-520-5.
  • Douda, Pavel; Heptner, Tomáš; Kolář, Josef. Pozemní dopravní prostředky. Praha : ČVUT, 1996. ISBN 80-01-01475-4.
  • Gajdůšek, Škopán. Teorie dopravních a manipulačních zařízení, skripta. VUT Brno, 1988.
  • Gscheidle, Rolf. Příručka pro automechanika. Praha : Sobotáles, 2001. ISBN 80-85920-76-X.
  • Jílek, Vladimír; Líbal, Vladimír; Remta, František. Manipulace s materiálem. Praha : Státní nakladatelství technické literatury, 1980.
  • Talácko, Jaroslav; Matička, Robert. Konstrukce průmyslových robotů a manipulátorů. Praha : Vydavatelství ČVUT, 1995. ISBN 80-01-01291-3.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Transport Vehicles and Handling Machinery (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 3 Summer
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Transport Vehicles and Handling Machinery (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 3 Summer