632-0048/03 – Manufacturing Process and Casting Simulation (TPVS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Materials and Technologies for VehiclesCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Tomáš Elbel, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Tomáš Elbel, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2001/2002Year of cancellation2007/2008
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesMaster
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ELB77 prof. Ing. Tomáš Elbel, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit and Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

to interpret results of simulation programmes of foundry processes; to know the principles of economical casting design; to know the means of computer support of foundry technologies; to analyse the casting design feasabiliity.

Teaching methods


Principles in the design of castings. Requirements for the optimum design. Proposals of castings. The computer’s simulation of metal feeding into foundry moulds, solidification and cooling-down of castings, examination of structure and prediction of the mechanical properties.

Compulsory literature:

Havlíček, F.: Konstrukce odlitků, učební pomůcka, VŠB-TU Ostrava, 1995. Bednář, B.: Technologičnost konstrukce odlitků, Slévárenská ročenka 2005 až 2006, ČSS Brno. Herman, A., Svárovský,M.,Kovařík,J.,Roučka,J.: Počítačové simulace ve slévárenství, Učební texty CˇVUT Praha, vydavatelství ČVUT, PRaha 2000

Recommended literature:

Skarbinski, M., Skarbinski, J. : Technologičnosť konstrukcie strojov, Alfa, Bratislava 1982 Firemní materiály Magmasoft, PAM CAST – Simulor, ProCast …, Slévárenství, roč. 52, říjen 2004.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Conditions for subject completion

Part-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
                Laboratory work Laboratory work 15  0
                Project Project 15  0
        Examination Examination 70 (70) 0
                Oral Oral examination 70  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2007/2008 (M2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T022) Slévárenství (04) Slévárenství K Czech Ostrava 5 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (M2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T022) Slévárenství (04) Slévárenství K Czech Ostrava 5 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (M2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T022) Slévárenství (04) Slévárenství K Czech Ostrava 5 Compulsory study plan

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