Study programmes / B-AGE Agricultural Engineering / Agricultural and Manufacturing Machines
Course code:TPZZP
Course title in language of instruction:Technika pro zemědělství a zpracovatelský průmysl
Course title in Czech:Technika pro zemědělství a zpracovatelský průmysl
Course title in English:Agricultural and Manufacturing Machines
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (5 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:bachelor
Semester:WS 2019/2020 - FA
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Jiří Fryč, CSc. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Tomáš Koutný, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Bc. Ing. Jan Kudělka, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Jiří Pospíšil, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Aims of the course:Course objective: 1 To gain knowledge of basic machinery and lines used in agricultural production and subsequent processing of agricultural products. Second Acquire skills that can be defined as the ability to compare the quality and performance-parameters of machines and machine lines.
Course contents:
1.Technique for crop production (allowance 10/10)
a.Machinery and mechanical tillage
b.Machines and lines for plant protection and fertilization
c.Machines and lines for grain yield
d.Machines and lines for forage
e.Machines and lines for harvesting root crops

2.Technique for animal production (allowance 8/8)
a.Machines and lines for feed preparation
b.Machines and lines of cattle
c.Machines and lines in pig production
d.Machines and lines in poultry

3.Technology for the processing industry (allowance 10/10)
a.Machines and lines for processing cereal
b.Machines and lines for processing other plant products
c.Machines and lines for the milk processing
d.Machines and lines for meat processing
e.Machines and lines for storage and preservation

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to work in interdisciplinary team

Specific competences:
-Ability to design basic parts of the machine lines
-Basic knowledge of the agricultural machines construction
-Basic knowledge of the agricultural products processing machines design
-Competence to calculate basic parameters of the machine lines
-identification of links among technological and economical items in decision making

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:For the award of credit is required at least 75% attendance at seminars and submitted individual exercise protocols.
The course is completed by oral exam, which takes 30 minutes. Students will draw topics. Then he has time to prepare. Upon successful completion of the examination (minimum 70%) is a mark entered into the index / UIS.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice18 h
     seminar10 h
     preparation for exam40 h
     preparation for regular assessment10 h
     elaboration of reports20 h
     writing of seminar paper14 h
Total140 h

Basic reading list
  • KUMHÁLA, F. et al. Zemědělská technika: stroje a technologie pro rostlinnou výrobu. 1st ed. V Praze: Česká zemědělská univerzita, 2007. 426 p. ISBN 978-80-213-1701-7.
  • KEJÍK, C. -- FRYČ, J. Technika pro živočišnou výrobu. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita, 1998. 154 p. ISBN 80-7157-331-0.
  • KEJÍK, C. -- FRYČ, J. Technika pro živočišnou výrobu II. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 1997. 153 p. ISBN 80-7157-252-7.
  • GRODA, B. et al. Potravinárska technika. 1st ed. Prešov: Fakulta výrobných technológií so sídlom v Prešove, 2005. 564 p. ISBN 80-8073-410-0.
Recommended reading list
  • ČERVINKA, J. -- SEDLÁK, P. -- TRUNEČKA, K. Technika a technologie pro rostlinnou výrobu: návody do cvičení. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2003. 188 p. ISBN 80-7157-713-8.