636-3017/04 – Diploma Seminary II (DS II n)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Material EngineeringCredits20
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Vlastimil Vodárek, CSc.Subject version guarantorIng. Kateřina Konečná, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation2022/2023
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JON37 doc. Ing. Petr Jonšta, Ph.D.
JON40 prof. Ing. Zdeněk Jonšta, CSc.
KOS09 prof. RNDr. Pavol Koštial, Ph.D.
KRA58 Ing. Martin Kraus, Ph.D.
LOS35 doc. Dr. Ing. Monika Losertová
MAZ37 prof. Ing. Eva Mazancová, CSc.
BUJ37 doc. Ing. Kateřina Skotnicová, Ph.D.
SOJ33 prof. Dr. Ing. Jaroslav Sojka
BET37 doc. Ing. Petra Váňová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+6
Part-time Credit 0+24

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will learn of solving engineering problems using appropriate experimental techniques. Under the auspices of tutors they will interpret gained experimental data. Students will deepen their knowledge and skills obtained in theoretical courses. Students will learn how to apply analysis and synthesis of experimental findings. The output of the course will be a final version of the Diploma Thesis.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs
Project work


The course is focused on preparation of the experimental part of Diploma Thesis. Experimental work is usually carried out in laboratories of Departments, which are in charge of the study branch, or can be carried out at external laboratories. Experiments are performed under the auspices of tutors. Students can also prolong activities on the preparation of the theoretical part of their thesis, if it is necessary. In the frame of the course the final version of the Diploma Thesis will be completed and hand in.

Compulsory literature:

ISO 690: 2011 Information and Documentation - Rules for Bibliographic Citation of Information Sources. BUI, Y. N. How to write a master's thesis. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: SAGE, c2014. ISBN 978-1-4522-0351-5. Further mandantory literature will be specified by tutors of Diploma Thesis depending on the topic of the thesis.

Recommended literature:

Recommended literature is specified by tutors of Diploma Thesis depending on the topic of the thesis.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Preparation and submission of the final version of the diploma thesis to the supervisor of the diploma thesis and to the teacher. The student presents the final version of the diploma theses to other students and teachers. The credit will be awarded on the basis of the presentation of the final thesis and its evaluation by the teacher and supervisor of the diploma thesis. Credits are awarded by the supervisor in cooperation with the teacher.


Other requirements

There are no further requirements.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction of basic Safety rules at work in laboratories. 2. The choice of an appropriate combination of available experimental techniques for solving of the topic of the Diploma Thesis. 3. Experimental investigations in laboratories under the auspices of technicians. 4. Independent preparation of the experimental part of the Diploma Thesis by students. 5. Modification of the content of the experimental part of the thesis based on discussions with the tutor of the Diploma Thesis. 6. Preparation of a final version of the Diploma Thesis and its hand in.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Summer semester, validity until: 2022/2023 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit   3
Mandatory attendence participation: According to individual requirements of the supervisor.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (N0715A270005) Advanced Engineering Materials P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0715A270005) Advanced Engineering Materials P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0715A270005) Advanced Engineering Materials P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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