Study programmes / C-AS Agricultural Specialization / Machine Maintenance and Repair
Course code:UOMV
Course title in language of instruction:Údržba a opravy motorových vozidel
Course title in Czech:Údržba a opravy motorových vozidel
Course title in English:Machine Maintenance and Repair
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FA
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Jiří Čupera, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Ing. et Ing. Petr Dostál, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Jakub Rozlivka (instructor)
Prerequisites:Machine Maintenance and Repair or Vehicular Engines or Bachelor State Examination
Aims of the course:Gaining knowledge in maintenance and repair of individual assemblies of motorvehicles, including the ability to decide of optimal maintenance procedure orsubsequent repair of motor vehicle.
Course contents:
1.Inspection and maintenance of engines (allowance 2/2)
2.Adjustment and repair of engines (allowance 2/2)
3.Maintenance and repair of diesel engine fuel systems (allowance 2/2)
4.Maintenance and repair of gasoline fuel systems (allowance 2/2)
5.Maintenance and repair of clutches and gears (allowance 2/2)
6.Maintenance and repair of electrical accessories of motor vehicles (allowance 2/2)
7.Maintenance and repair of electronic systems of motor vehicles (allowance 2/2)
8.Maintenance and repair of brake systems of motor vehicles (allowance 2/2)
9.Maintenance and repair of chassis, suspension, shock absorbers (allowance 2/2)
10.Maintenance and repair of steering (allowance 2/2)
11.Maintenance and repair of frames (allowance 2/2)
12.Maintenance and repair of hydraulic systems (allowance 2/2)
13.Equipment of workplace of technical maintenance and repair (allowance 2/2)
14.14. Ecological aspects of maintenance and repair of motor vehicles (allowance 2/2)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to make decisions
-ability to solve problems
-ability to work independently
-professional knowledge

Specific competences:
-- Ability to design optimal solution for maintenance and repair of motor vehicles.
-- An assessment of the suitability of the chosen procedure.
-- Knowledge of basic procedures of motor vehicles technical maintenance.
-- The ability to apply environmental requirements and work safety requirements to specified procedures.
-Knowledge of basic procedures of motor vehicles repair.

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Final credit, written and opal examination
Final credit will be awarded based on min. 80% attendance at seminars and presentation of a paper of assigned topic in the field of maintenance and repair of motor vehicles.
Examination is written and verbal. In the written part student answers 10 questions. For next level -- the verbal part must obtain min. 20 points of 30 possible. The verbal exam consists of two questions, each question must be responded min. to 70%. The final assessment also includes the level of presented paper.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice28 h
     professional educational excursion4 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
     preparation for exam66 h
     preparation of presentation4 h
     writing of seminar paper8 h
Total140 h

Basic reading list
  • VLK, F. Diagnostika motorových vozidel. Brno: František VLK, 2006.
  • VLK, F. Karosérie motorových vozidel: ergonomika, biomechanika, pasivní bezpečnost, kolize, struktura, materiály. 1. vyd. 243 p. ISBN 80-238-5277-9.
  • VLK, F. Podvozky motorových vozidel. 3. vyd. Brno: František Vlk, 2006. 464 p. ISBN 80-239-6464-X.
  • VLK, F. Převody motorových vozidel. 1. vyd. Brno: František Vlk, 2006. 371 p. ISBN 80-239-6463-1.
  • ET ALL, A K. Autoexpert .  [online]. 2015. URL:
Recommended reading list
  • POŠTA, J. Technologie údržby a oprav strojů. Praha: Skriptum ČZU, 1995.