Course: Metrology

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Course title Metrology
Course code KTO/DM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Pospěch Zdeněk, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Melichar Martin, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1)Metrology, structure metrology, legal metrology, Act No. 505/90 Coll. metrology, metrology related to quality management 2)Basic concepts of metrology, an introduction to the theory of measurement, causes and measurement errors, measurement accuracy and factors causing measurement inaccuracy 3)Length measurements, units of measurement - development, methods of measurement. Gauges and instruments for measuring length 4)Measurement of angles, angles metrology unit, an overview of gauges for measuring angles, measuring methods, measuring very small angles, cones and perpendicularity 5)Measurement deviations of shape and position, straightness and flatness, measurement and control profile, roundness, cylindrical, throw, play 6)Measurement of threading, fitting, and functional elements of the kinds of threads, thread control complex, elementary measurement coils, the specifics of control ball screw 7)Measurement of gears, gear types, kinematics of the tooth and the impact on the measurement requirements 8)Measurement of surface roughness, surface finish classification, comparing control processing, instruments for measuring surface roughness, roughness parameters, curve Abottova support section, New Directions in roughness 9)Geometric precision engineering equipment, protocols, precision inspection equipment such as a complex activity and safety features, performance and job testing and documentation 10)Laser measuring technology, theory and possibilities Laserinterferometers laser technology, laser holography in metrologiie 11)Automation of measurement, automation devices, sensors - principles and types, applying physical principles and methods for design automation of measurement strategies 12)Measurements in non-production stages, the requirements for placement machine foundation stiffness of machine tools, the development of new measurement methods, measurement of R & D 13)Requirements for engineering metrology, standards of EN 45000, accreditation měrových centers, business centers in metrology, metrology organizations in the enterprise, time control gauges. Using unconventional materials metrology, requirements for qualification metrology, the role of education

Learning activities and teaching methods
Laboratory work, Students' self-study, Lecture, Lecture with visual aids, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 78 hours per semester
  • Preparation for laboratory testing; outcome analysis (1-8) - 8 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 40 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
University level of: Mathematics probability and statistics Engineering Technology Materials Engineering physics
learning outcomes
The ability to hold metrological activity in the enterprise in terms of practical and administrative, with regard to legal requirements and management systems
teaching methods
Lecture with visual aids
Laboratory work
Students' self-study
assessment methods
Combined exam
Seminar work
Quality of a written report
Recommended literature
  • ISO 10012.1 Metrologický konfirmační systém,. ČNI, Praha, 1997.
  • Metrologie v normách ČSN EN ISO řady 9000 : materiály ze semináře konaného dne 19. listopadu 1997. Praha : Česká společnost pro jakost, 1997. ISBN 80-02-01193-7.
  • ČSN ISO 17025. Management kalibračních laboratoří.
  • Hofmann, Dietrich. Priemyselná meracia technika. 1. vyd. Bratislava : Alfa, 1988.
  • Mlčoch, Lubomír; Slimák, Ivan. Řízení kvality a strojírenská metrologie. 1. vyd. Praha : SNTL, 1987.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Processes - Technology of Metal Cutting (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Processes - Technology of Metal Cutting (2004) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter