Course detail

Manufacturing Technology I

FSI-2VT-AAcad. year: 2019/2020

The course familiarizes students with the fundamentals of engineering technology and enables them to test practically individually selected operations.
a) technology of presswork of sheet metal with practical application of operations of shearing, punching and bending on given components.
b) technology of bulk forming with a view to free forging of material under heat using the operations of hot drawing, flattening and bending on given components.
c) technology of gas welding, inclusive of mastering the fundamentals and manipulation with welding torch.
d) technology of surface treatment with a view to corrosion prevention.
e) technology of casting oriented to the fabrication of elementary mould and complicated mould with complicated parting plane.

Nabízen zahradničním studentům

Všech fakult

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students are acquainted with presented technologies and they acquire manual skills when doing single operations, which they use during their further studies when preparing experiments .


Knowledge of technological courses of the 1st year of study.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ZDRAVECKÁ, Eva a Ján KRÁL´. Základy strojárskej výroby. 1. vyd. Prešov: Vydavatel´stvo Michala Vaška, 2002. 145 s. ISBN 80-7165-353-5. (SK)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through practical laboratory work.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course unit credit requirements:
- participation in the exercises

Classified credit will be in accordance with Article 12 and13 of the valid BUT Study and Examination Regulations.
The course is finalized with the course -unit credit.
It is classificated to the ECTS grading scale.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The subject Production Technology I would enable the students to try practice some operations of single technologies on the base of which they would continuetheoretical knowlege during theier next bachelor of general type of study.

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

The missed lessons will be compensated in another groups` lessons based on the agreement with a competent teacher.
Attendance in exercises is compulsory.
The attendance to the seminar is regularly checked and the participation in the lesson is recorded.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3S-A Bachelor's

    branch B-STI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B3S-P Bachelor's

    branch B-STI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme B3S-Z Bachelor's

    branch B-STI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, recommended

Type of course unit


Laboratory exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Pressing Shop: The individual work of students and evaluation of the created product.
Forge: The individual work of students and evaluation of the created product.
Foundry: The safety of work, the acquaintance with hand tools used by students further on with forming materials and patterns. The manufacturing of the one-part mould, the casting of the best moulds.
The curriculum of practice in Pressing Shop: 1. The basic information about technology of iron processing by cutting and bending. 2. Information about hand tools and machines, which are going to be used during work. The curriculum of practice in the Forge: 1. The basic information about metal processing technology by hot forging. 2. The information about forging tools, the machines for free forging and operation of the smith’s forge. The curriculum of practice in Welding Shop: 1. The information about the function and usage of bombs, with function of reduction valves and welding torches. 2. The description of the given task, the individual training of smelting the material and manufacture of the fusion weld with additional material. The Modification of Surface: 1. The basic information about the occurrence of corrosion and anticorrosive protection of metal materials. 2. Individual work of undergraduates. Evaluation of the made coating. The curriculum of practice in Foundry: 1. The information about the melting equipment used in foundries. Excursion to school foundry including the presentation of production of moulds on jolting machines. In laboratory production of the two-part mould, casting, classification.2. Information about the solidification of casting. The production of sophisticated mould with uneven dividing area, the production of mould with the use of false cores. The casting of mould and evaluation of casting.