Course detail

Year Project I - Metal Forming, Welding

FSI-DR2Acad. year: 2020/2021

The project focuses on the application of the knowledge in the field of engineering technologies and also other related technical branches in the course of elaborating an independent one-semester project on a given technological topic. The topics are oriented to fundamental designs of the manufacturing technologies of metal-forming, welding and surface treatment. The project is elaborated under the guidance of a supervisor.
The course is finalized with the course-unit credit. It is classificated to the ECTS grading scale.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students obtain the basic skills in and experience of elaborating technical reports and the required drawing documentation, in agreement with the valid technical standards and regulations.


The basic knowledge of design, production technology, and materials.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through practical laboratory work.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course "Specialization project I" is concluded with a technical report of the required extent and form prepared on PC. The required drawing documentation can be in pencil but of the required scale and in keeping with valid standards. The project is reviewed by a tutor, then marked, and after a discussion of the comments with the student graded course-unit credit is awarded in the examination period, in the credit week at the earliest.
The course is finalized with the course-unit credit. It is classificated to the ECTS grading scale.

Course curriculum

Not applicable.

Work placements

Not applicable.


The objective of the project is to prove students ability to solve the given technological assignment on the basis of applying the knowledge and skills acquired in the course of studies in the respective technical subjects, under technical supervision and guidance by a teacher.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Absence from classes is compensated by a substitute for the project.
The attendance to the seminar is regularly checked and the participation in the lesson is recorded.
Attendance in lectures is recommended.
Attendance in exercises is compulsory.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

BAREŠ, Karel. Lisování: Strojírenská literatura. 6870. Praha: SNTL, 1971, 544 s. DT 621.979. (CS)
LANGE, Kurt. Handbook of Metal Forming. New York: McGraw-Hill, c 1985.ISBN 0-07-036285-8 (EN)
ASM handbook. Vol 14A Metalworking: Bulk Forming. Materials Park, Ohio: ASM International, 2005. ISBN 0-87170-708-x. (EN)

Recommended reading

Dvořák, Milan, František Gajdoš a Karel Novotný. Technologie tváření. Plošné a objemové tváření. Učební texty. 3.vyd. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2013. 169 s. ISBN 987-80-214-4747-9 (CS)
Hýsek, R.: Tvářecí stroje.SNTL Praha 1980 (CS)
ČSN (EN): Technické normy ČSN. ÚNM Praha (CS)
FOREJT, Milan a Miroslav PÍŠKA. Teorie obrábění, tváření a nástroje. Brno: A N CERM, 2006. ISBN 80-214-2374-9. ( dotisk 2008, 2012, 2015, 2018) (CS)


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3S-P Bachelor's

    branch B-STG , 3. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit


Laboratory exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1.Opening consultations concerning the methodological approach to project elaboration.
2.Objective of the specialized project, the general content of its main parts, division into chapters.
3.Assignment of approved technological topics.
4.Significance, content and forms of literary searches, searching, citation by ISO 690, working with literature data.
5.Recommended literature, database system.
6.Selection and choice of materials, consultations re assignments.
7.Working out a technological procedure for the technology chosen, based on principles of technological suitability.
8.Technological and design calculations, working with standards (e.g. EU CSN, DIN).
9.Writing the texts, graphic presentation of Figures, Tables and appendices.
10.Individual check of partial solution results in manuscript form.
11.Running consultations.
12.Assessment of end-of-year projects.
13.Awarding graded course-unit credits.