Course syllabus OVT - Orientation in Vehicle Technology (ŠAVŠ - Sklad předmětů)

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Course title:
Orientation in Vehicle Technology
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Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
Department of Logistics, Quality and Automotive Technology (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration:
Time allowance:
full-time, 1/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/8 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study:
Form of teaching:
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Mode of completion and credits:
Classified fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Course objective:
The target of the course is to provide students with the principles of car design, propulsion systems design including electrical drive, suspension systems, car body design and basics of aerodynamics.
Course methods:
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Course content:
1.Physical principles in vehicle design (allowance 1/1)
Vehicle designs overview (allowance 1/1)
Drive train construction, clutch, gearbox, driven shafts (allowance 1/1)
Combustion engine and its supporting parts (allowance 1/1)
Electric motor (allowance 1/1)
6.Suspension systems (allowance 1/1)
7.Frame body design and off-road vehicles (allowance 1/1)
Integral body design (allowance 1/1)
Force distribution, stress, design of critical notes of integral body (allowance 1/1)
Crashworthiness of integral body (allowance 1/1)
Car body aerodynamics (allowance 1/1)
Solutions of body details from aerodynamics point of view (allowance 1/1)
Electronical systems in vehicle design (allowance 1/1)
14.Human-Machine interface (allowance 1/1)
Learning outcomes and competences:
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Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures14 h0 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials14 h0 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work
28 h
0 h
     Preparation for final test
28 h
0 h
84 h0 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement type
Daily attendanceCombined form
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation
30 %
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Term paper30 %0 %
Final test
40 %
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100 %0 %
Course completion:
The final evaluation is composed of the following activities: participation in seminars and lectures (30%), submission of a course paper (30%), passing the final test (40%).

Final evaluation
100% - 90% passed, mark 1 (A)
89% - 83% passed, mark 2 (B)
82% - 75% passed, mark 2 (C)
74% - 68% passed, mark 3 (D)
67% - 60% passed, mark 3 (E)
59% - 0% faild, mark N (F)
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
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Reading list:
Popp, K.; Schiehlen, W. : Ground Vehicle Dynamics, Springer, Berlin, 2010
Rill, G.: Vehicle Dynamics, Fachhochschule Regensburg, 2007

Study plans:
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Run in the period of:
WS 2013/2014, WS 2012/2013 (and older)
Course tutor:
prof. Ing. Jan Kovanda, CSc. (supervisor)
Teaching language:
Czech, English
Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Mgr. Luděk Švejdar on 11/15/2017.

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