Course: Mechanical Engineering

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Course title Mechanical Engineering
Course code KVM/STR
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Voženílek Robert, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Tomeh Elias, doc. Dr. Ing.
Course content

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Practicum, Students' self-study
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 5 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The subject shows the mechanical engineering as the field of the technical science. The attention is focused to the history of technical discoveries and knowledges of the natural laws. The subject occupies with the technology branches and also with the science of machines. The subject shows the faculty of mechanical engineering as the education and science-research institution.
Students obtain knowledge in given course in accordance with requirements and course programme.
The course is an introductory discipline in Mechanical Engineering study programme that has no direct relation to other subjects. It uses high school students' knowledge and stresses the importance of subjects of theoretical and applied basis for the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and for the study of industry engineering fields.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

Recommended literature
  • Úvod do strojírenství. Skripta FS TU v Liberci, 2001. ISBN 80-7083-538-9.
  • Úvod do strojírenství. učební texty [CD-ROM], 2001. ISBN 80-7083-538-9.
  • BIRD, J., ROSS, C. Mechanical Engineering Principles, 3rd, press Routledge,. Oxon, 2015. ISBN 978-1138781573.
  • MARGHITU, Dan B., ed. Mechanical engineer?s handbook. San Diego: Academic Press,, 2001. ISBN 0-12-471370-X.
  • SINGAL, R. K., SINGAL, M., SINGAL, R. Basics of Mechanical Engineering. I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., 2011. ISBN 978-81-89866-20-4.

Study plans that include the course
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