632-0416/03 – Automobile design (AD)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Materials and Technologies for VehiclesCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Tomčík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Tomčík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SEH0029 MgA. Petr Sehnoutka, DiS.
TOM37 doc. Ing. Petr Tomčík, Ph.D.
ZAP0078 MgA. Rostislav Zapletal
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will be able / have knowledge of this issue: to know specific problems of industrial design in automobile industry; to know historical aspects of automobile design; to include in design the economical, social, and environmental aspects; to know the bases of industrial design documentation – visual representation.

Teaching methods



The subject is focused on improvement and advancement of knowledge about specific problems of industrial design in the automotive industry and also ergonomic, economic, social, environmental and other aspects. The most important is to teach students to think in context. Become familiar with: Historical aspects automobile design Ergonomic studies and analysis of the shape of sports car Work in the studio - drawn designs, creating a 3D model using the Clay visualization project

Compulsory literature:

FIELL, CH. P. Design of the 20th Century. Koln : Taschen, 1999.

Recommended literature:

Autodesign, AutoDesign&Styling. ISSN 1801-6766.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

consultation with the teacher



Other requirements

80% attendance at seminars


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Subject is in the first phase focused on the understanding of artistic expression means of drawing and modeling. 2. Further, the student is acquainted with the basics of the design work methodology, including all the necessary steps involved in the design process. 3. The process of shaping is preceded by environmental analysis, ergonomic analyzes, the basics of psychology, ecology and marketing. Emphasis is placed on the application of innovative materials and the development of the student's ability to think in the broader possible context. 4. In the practical part the students learn the basics of the drawing. 5. There follows a theory and practice of drawing perspective. 6. Drawing a model in a linear perspective. 7. Drawing a model in a two-point perspective. 8. Drawing a model in a arial perspective 9. Research of the final assignment. 10.Product design in drawing form. 11.Making model of product in scale from clay.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit Credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: povinná účast min. 80%

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0715A270007) Materials and technologies for the automotive industry P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0715A270007) Materials and technologies for the automotive industry P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270007) Materials and technologies for the automotive industry P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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