516-0858/01 – Introduction to Precision Mechanics (UPM)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of PhysicsCredits4
Subject guarantorRNDr. František Staněk, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorRNDr. František Staněk, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2003/2004Year of cancellation2007/2008
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MAD20 prof. RNDr. Vilém Mádr, CSc.
STA65 RNDr. František Staněk, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Repeat the basic knowledge from machine and technical drawing Define and characterize the general principles of precision mechanics Solve the simple constructional tasks Interpret knowledge in term of solving of the practice engeneering problems, ingeneering design, detail of design

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The Introduction to Precision Mechanics subject belongs to the group of supporting subjects for diagnostic methods. It concurs Solid State Physics, Flexibility and Fortress, Metal and Nonmetallic Materials and Optics and it makes the compact image of precision mechanics to listener. Attention is especially devoted to he basic elements of precision mechanics, systems, materials and technologies.

Compulsory literature:

1) Cooper, H. J., Scientific Instruments, London, 1946, 1949

Recommended literature:

1) Helmsley: Optical Instruments in Engineering, London, 1946

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Control of a given project


Not used

Other requirements

No requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Schedule of lectures A: Materials for precision mechanics. 1. Materials for precision mechanics and optics manufacturing. B: Elements of precision mechanics. 2. Dismantled and disassembled connection. 3. Leadership and turning storage. 4. Device for transferring motion device to limit movement, spring. 5. Compensation, retraining, adjusting devices, micrometer screws, cutting, cutting machines, readout devices, bubble. C: Technology precise mechanics. 6. Physical methods of machining (laser, electrochemistry, plasma, electron beam, sparks, ultrasound). 7 Finishing machining methods (calibration, reaming, grinding, honing) 8.Pressing technique, precision castings, production of gears, springs manufacturing, manufacture of ball bearings. D: Optical devices 9. Building components of optical devices. 10.The basic types of optical devices. E: Optical Production Technology 11. Grinding and polishing of optical parts. 12. Special production methods of optical industry.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30 (30) 0
                Project Project 30  0
        Examination Examination 70 (70) 0
                Written examination Written examination 20  0
                Oral Oral examination 50  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2006/2007 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3911R001) Applied Physics of Materials P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3911R001) Applied Physics of Materials P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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