340-0082/04 – Basics of Mechanical Engineering and Building Machines (ZSSS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Machine and Industrial DesignCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Ladislav Hrabec, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Ladislav Hrabec, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2003/2004Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FRI72 doc. Ing. Jiří Fries, Ph.D.
HRA05 Ing. Ladislav Hrabec, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+0
Part-time Credit and Examination 0+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal is to introduce students to the problems of design and technology work of construction machines according to their specific focus and uses of earth moving machines to the machines for production and transport of mortar mixes.

Teaching methods

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In the study students will be acquainted with building machines, description of the machines, their construction, technical and technological parameters, work equipment and work technology. They are machines and device for earth and rock works, machines and device for rock production, transport and processing concrete mixture and mortar, devices for transport and manipulation with materials.

Compulsory literature:

VANĚK, Antonín. Stavební stroje a mechanizmy I. 1. vyd., ČVUT Praha, 1990. 231 s.

Recommended literature:

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The semestral project and control tasks


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lecture: 1. Introduction 2. Drive units of construction machinery 3. Machines and equipment for earth and rock work 3.1 Excavator 3.1.1 Excavator shovel 3.1.2 Excavator bucket 3.2 Tractor machines and their main work device 3.3 Graders 3.4 Scrapers 3.5 Compacting machines for earthworks 3.6 Drilling technique for fracture work 4. Machines and equipment for production, transport and processing of concrete and mortar 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Machinery and equipment for aggregate 4.3 Machinery and equipment for transport and storage of aggregates in landfill 4.4 Facilities for the storage and supply of aggregates to a mixing center 4.5 Pulsed aggregate 4.6 Transport of cement 4.7 Equipment for dispensing water and additives 4.8 Machinery and equipment for mixing concrete mixtures and mortars 4.9 Transport concrete 4.10 Machines for production, pipelines and spraying mortar and concrete mixes and their components 5. Transport and materials handling Exercise Outline During the semester, students go through several forms of exercise. The exercise is a concrete introduction to construction equipment and methods of their calculations basic parameters. The following exercises are used learning resources - Movies-Excavators JCB (Japanese instructional film JCB), Construction firm Martimex, Construction (teaching film VÚHŽ) Excavators (Tutorial movie) Excursion to the concrete mixing plant Catalogues of construction machinery Tasks carried out in computer labs • Determining the resistance of the working methods of mechanical disintegration • Calculation of trays • Solving problems in the area of ​​mixing materials • Resolution of the chassis in contact with soil

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100  0
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2005/2006 (B3651) Stavební inženýrství (3647R020) Transport Constructions P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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