Risk Management in Production Machines
FSI-GMRAcad. year: 2019/2020
The course focuses on the system approach to hazard identification and risk analysis in production machines and equipment, assessment of the detected risks and their management.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student understands the requirements on the safety of production machines and equipment and learns to apply the systematic and methodical approach to design, construction and applications of production machines and systems from the viewpoint of their safety.
Knowledge of construction of production machines and their structure components.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
BLECHA, P. Výrobní stroje a technické znalectví. Sylabus přednášek pro kurs technického znalectví a likvidace pojistných událostí. VUT Brno - FSI, Brno 2006
EUR-Lex: Přístup k právu Evropské unie [online]. Brusel: Úřad pro publikace, 2016 [cit. 2019-10-28]. Dostupné z: http://eur-lex.europa.eu (CS)
MAREK, J. a kol.: Konstrukce CNC obráběcích strojů, ISBN 978-80-254-7980-3
EUR-Lex: Access to European Union law [online]. Brussels: Publications Office, 2016 [cit. 2019-10-28]. Available at: http://eur-lex.europa.eu (EN)
MAREK, J. a kol.: Management rizik v konstrukci výrobních strojů; ISSN 1212-2572
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures. In the frame of course are presented case studies focused on to causations and consquences of various technical disasters. The exercises include individual work of students.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Credit is awarded on the basis of attendance in seminars and preparation of semestral work. The defense of semestral work is a part of the exam.
Test consisting of 15 questions (max. 15 points).
Successfully defended semester work (max. 3 points).
Rating: 16 points or more A; 15-14 points B; 13 points C; 12 points D; 11 points E
Language of instruction
The objective of the course is to introduce the student to the requirements on the safety of production machines and equipment, methods of system approach to risk identification in production machines, analysis of risks, their assessment, minimalisation and documentation.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Seminars are compulsory, attendance is monitored. Absence can be compensated on agreement with the teacher.
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer
1. Introduction to problem Risk management for machinery
2. Human factor
3. EU Legislative Requirements
4. CZE Legislative Requirements
5. Harmonized standards
6. Methodological approach
7. Functional safety I
8. Functional safety II
9. Functional safety III
12. Risk analysis techniques
13. Risk management in other areas
13 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer
1. Case studies of effects chosen danger in real world
2. semester project assignment
3. Consultations of semester project and practice knowledge from lectures
4. Work on the term project, consultation
5. Work on the term project, consultation
6. Work on the term project, presentation
7. Term project evaluation, award of credit
eLearning: currently opened course