Course detail


FSI-XZKAcad. year: 2017/2018

The subject Testing will acquaint the students with EU regulations and the legal systém of Czech Republic in the area of conformity assessment of specified products. Students will also comprehend the role of state technical inspection of safety of dedicated technical devices. Students will also be familiarized with systemic and practical rules of work in testing and calibration laboratories in a way, that can be practically applied.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The subject Testing allows students to gain knowledge in the area of assessment of conformity of specified products, state technical inspection of safety of dedicated technical devices, testing and calibration of measuring instruments.


Quality management systems. Applied statistics, methods for processing of measurement results. Basic terminology of metrology, technical standardization and statistics. Methods of statistical quality control.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

JURAN, J. M. a GODFREY, A. B. Juran's Quality Control Handbook. 5. ed. New York [u.a.]: McGraw-Hill, 1999. ISBN 00-703-4003-X. (EN)
CRISPIN, L. Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams. 1st. edition. Addison-Wesley Professional. Boston: Pearson Education, 2009, 576 p., ISBN-13: 978-0321534460. (EN)
Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurements. Geneva: International Organization for Standardization, 1993. ISBN 92-67-10188-9 (EN)
ČSN EN ISO/IEC 17025 Požadavky na zkušební a kalibrační laboratoře. Praha: UNMZ, 2018. (CS)
Skákala, J. Všeobecná metrológia. Bratislava: Ediční středisko SVŠT v Bratislavě, 1990. ISBN 80-227-0275-7. (SK)
Zákony č. 102/2001 Sb., 22/1997 Sb., 90/2016 Sb., 174/1968 Sb., 505/1990 Sb. včetně prováděcích právních předpisů (CS)
ČSN ISO 5725-1:6. Přesnost (pravdivost a preciznost) metod a výsledků měření. Praha: UNMZ, 2018. (CS)
MONTGOMERY, D. C. Introduction to Statistical Quality Control, Sixth Edition. Jefferson City: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2009. ISBN 978-0-470-16992-6. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The subject is taught in lectures, which involve presentation of basic principles and theories of the discipline. Students will actively participate in the discussion of the subject being covered. Presence in lectures is recommended. Lectures of industrial experts and excursions into companies related to the subject will be organized as possible.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Student will submit and present a report on the subject being covered. The work is graded on ECTS scale.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The objective of the subject Testing are to acquaint the students with the basics of management of state testing in the Czech Republic according to the New Legislative Framework for the Marketing of Products. Another objective is to familiarize the students with State technical inspection of safety of dedicated technical devices. The third objective is to teach students the basic rules for management of a testing and calibration laboratory, as well as with technical requirements for outputs provided by laboratories.

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

The subject Testing is lectured, compensation of missing classes is not requested.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-KSB , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Testing in the Czech Republic and EU member states
2. Quality and conformity assessment of specified products
3. Modules for conformity assessment
4. Conformity assessment case study
5. State technical inspection of safety of dedicated technical devices
6. Dedicated pressure devices
7. Dedicated lifting devices
8. Dedicated electrical devices
9. Dedicated gas devices
10. Metrological system of the Czech Republic
11. General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
12. Calibration procedures for control of measuring devices
13. Statistical methods in testing