Course: Practical Applications of Metrology

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Course title Practical Applications of Metrology
Course code KTO/PAM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Melichar Martin, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Pospěch Zdeněk, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1)Introduction. Measurements in laboratory conditions and operating practices. ISO 10 012.1. Metrology Procedure enterprise. Metrological confirmation. Measurement uncertainty. Calibration procedures. 2)Planning of experiments. DOE. Scanning parameters - types of sensors, application, evaluation. Economic perspectives on the measurement strategy. 3)Measurements in the industry. Input, process and output control. Conditions tightened, normal and simplified control. 4)Transfer and acceptance of machine nodes and units. ISO 230th Requirements for the economic agreement of metrological point of view. Requirements for documentation. 5)Requirements for the implementation of machinery - the basics, the environment. Methods of measurement. Construction machinery and measurement. 6)Putting into operation. Adjusting elements rectification. Analysis and correction of inaccuracies. Methods of measurement. 7)Transmission and acceptance. Types of measurement systems, principles. Setting and checking of measuring elements. Protocols accuracy - examples. 8)Transmission and acceptance. Tests of job performance. Tests of working accuracy. 9)Noise measurements. Hydraulic components. Safety requirements and the role of metrology. 10)Breakdown of production equipment according to the degree of accuracy. Impact on technology business opportunities. Maintenance system. Measurements in maintenance practice. 11)The measurement results as a basis for evaluating the reliability of machines. Fundamentals of reliability, depending on quality control and metrology. 12)Proposals for an automated measurement system of measurement. Examples. 13)New knowledge, useful in applied metrology. The human factor. Current problems of metrology in the CZE.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, One-to-One tutorial, Laboratory work, Internship, Students' self-study, Lecture, Seminar, Practicum
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 15 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Graduate study programme term essay (40-50) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Knowledge of metrology within scope Workshop metrology, mathematics, physics and engineering technology, a survey in materials engineering and economics. Given the subject of the course is first necessary to pass the course KTO / DM.
learning outcomes
The ability to play the work in metrology solution of the scale in practice, particularly focusing on the strategy of taking over machines and control activities
teaching methods
Laboratory work
Students' self-study
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Oral exam
Written exam
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • ČSN EN 45000 až 45013 - Normy pro autorizaci zkušeben, zařízení a kvalifikace personálu. ČNI. Praha, 1996.
  • Hofmann, Dietrich. Priemyselná meracia technika. 1. vyd. Bratislava : Alfa, 1988.
  • ISO 230.1 - Zásady zkoušek obráběcích strojů. Geometrická přesnost strojů pracujících bez zatížení.. Praha, ČNI, 1997.
  • ISO 230.3 - Zásady zkoušek obráběcích strojů. Vyhodnocení tepelných vlivů.. Praha, ČNI, 1997.
  • Píč, Josef. Obráběcí stroje. přeprac. vyd. Praha : ČVUT, 1970.

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 (2004) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Summer
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Processes - Technology of Metal Cutting (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Summer
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Summer