Course detail

Diploma Project (M-STM)

FSI-HD7Acad. year: 2020/2021

Improvement of competences and knowledge of students in work with different sources of information, with exploitation of computer aid. Training of ability of planning, organization and control, selection of variants, correct decision-making and user processing of technical-economic or organizational backgrounds and information. Use of analytical and rating methods of solving of the problem resulting in the proposal of a new system or process with the target characteristics. Implementation of acquired knowledge and abilities in the real background of technical input.

Project specifications from industrial companies are appreciated.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Improvement of individual creative work, analytical opinion and rating abilities of the student, everything with computer aid. Ability of planning, organization and control, selection of variants, correct decision-making and processing of technical-economical or organizational backgrounds and information. Team work in a computer lab.


Students are expected to have the knowledge acquired in the course of previous study, namely in the fields of theory and technology of machining, material science, metrology, mathematics, physics, as well as knowledge of English language.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ČSN ISO 5966 - Formální úprava vědeckých a technických zpráv. Český normalizační institut, Praha, 1995. 32 s. MDT 06.055.
HUMÁR, A. Materiály pro řezné nástroje. MM publishing s. r.o., Praha. 2008. 235s. ISBN 978-80-254-2250-2.
ČSN ISO 7144 - Formální úprava disertací a podobných dokumentů. Český normalizační institut, Praha, 1996. 21 s. ICS 01.140.20.
MELOUN, M., MILITKÝ, J. Statistické zpracování experimentálních dat. PLUS s.r.o. Praha, 1994. 839 s. ISBN 80-85297-56-6.
SANDVIK CZ s.r.o. Technická příručka obrábění. 2005. C-2900:3CZE/01. AB Sandvik Coromant 2005.10.
DAVIM, J.P. Machining - Fundamentals and Recent Advances. Springer-Verlag London Limited. United Kingdom. 2008. ISBN 978-1-84800-212-8.
STAHL, J.-E. Metal Cutting Theories and Models. GB Seco Tools AB. 02858870 ST20126371. 2012. 580 pp. ISBN 978-91-673-1336-1.
SMITH, G.-T. Cutting Tool Technology - Industrial Handbook. Springer-Verlag London Limited. United Kingdom. 2008. 597 pp. ISBN 978-1-84800-204-3.
TECHNICKÉ MATERIÁLY, KATALOGY A PROSPEKTY firem Ceramtec, Ceratizit, Gühring, Iscar, Kennametal, Korloy, Mitsubishi, Pramet Tools, Sandvik Coromant, Seco, Walter, Widia.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Supervised student's work on master's thesis.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course-unit credit reflects the quality of tasks with respect to technical and formal level of the submitted part of the diploma thesis.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


Individual elaboration of a part of the diploma thesis, which meets the requirements and principles for technical documentation.

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

Participation in the courses is obligatory and can be specified by the supervisor of the diploma thesis.

Attendance at seminars can be substituted by the agreement with the teacher by consultations on the solved topic at a professional workplace outside the faculty, or by of visiting technical library.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-STM , 2. year of study, summer semester, 11 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit


Laboratory exercise

52 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Implementation and evaluation of practical tests in workshops and laboratories of Institute of Manufacturing Technology, or on external sites, in accordance with the specifications of the diploma thesis.

Supervision of Master’s thesis

156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1.Common principles of working out technical projects and documentations
2.Assignment of projects, issue analysis
3.Planning and outline of technical projects and documentations
4.Handling of professional texts in foreign language, professional translations
5.Methodology of data analysis and acquisition
6.Methodology of data performing
7.Methodology of performing of technical-economical evaluation
8.Evaluation of proposed versions
9.Principles of graphic form of technical reports
10.Consultations on professional problems
11.Individual work on project
12.Individual work on project
13.Course-unit credit