632-0422/02 – Basic of the road vehicles construction (ZSSV)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Materials and Technologies for VehiclesCredits9
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Tomčík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Tomčík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KLA14 Ing. Pavel Klaus, Ph.D.
TOM37 doc. Ing. Petr Tomčík, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will acquire skills and competencies related to: 1. Categorization of vehicles. 2. Part of the car - drive system, chassis and bodywork. 3. Engines and Components. 4. Gear Car. 5. Automotive Axles.   6. Car Brakes and brake systems. 7. Stabilization and support systems. 8. Geometry axle car. 9. An active and passive safety of motor vehicles.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs
Project work


This subject is focused on improvement and advancement of knowledge about categorization of vehicles, terminology, basic parts and gears of vehicles and other concepts from the automotive industry.

Compulsory literature:

BASTOW, D., Geoffrey H. a JOHN W. Car suspension and handling. 4th ed. Warrendale, Penns: SAE International, 2004. ISBN 9780768008722. materials from lectures

Recommended literature:

Reher-Morrison Championship Engine Assembly (1st Edition) by Robert Colesworthy, Robert L. Colesworthy Paperback, 392 Pages, Published 2007, ISBN-10: 0-9723432-8-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Classification: Exercise: seminar works 20 points; delivery (5/5 points), technical report (5/5 points), activity in experimental part of exercise - 5 points. Production drawing of engine/vehicle part - 5 points Exam: oral exam (with written prepare) 70 points.



Other requirements

No other requirements for students not determined.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

EHK, nomenclature, basic parts and conceptions Categorization of vehicles Basic parts and gadgetries Proportions, weights Car engines Basic conceptions Basic components Valves mechanisms Mixture forming – Diesel engines Mixture forming – Gasoline engines Intake and exhaust system Oily, cooling and fuelling systems Manual gear boxes Automatic gear boxes Other types of gear boxes Clutches of road vehicles Differential gear boxes, driving shafts Differentials Wheel suspension Springing Vehicle control Geometry control Brakes of road vehicles General parts of braking system Support braking systems Wheels and tyres

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (30) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30  15
        Examination Examination  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (B3923) Materials Engineering (3911R034) Materials and Technologies for Automobile Industry P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B3923) Materials Engineering (3911R034) Materials and Technologies for Automobile Industry P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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