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Design and Process Engineering

Original title in Czech: Konstrukční a procesní inženýrstvíFSIAbbreviation: D-KPIAcad. year: 2019/2020Specialisation: Automotive and Handling Engineering

Programme: Machines and Equipment

Length of Study: 4 years

Accredited from: 1.1.1999Accredited until: 31.12.2020

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Design and Process Engineering
· Designing, construction, calculation, technology of manufacturing, technical preparation of manufacturing including assembly and testing,
· Thermal and nuclear power plant devices such as steam and combustion turbines, steam generators, steam power plants and heating plants including nuclear power stations, industrial power engineering and their environmental aspects,
· Water turbines, hydrodynamic and hydrostatic pumps, piping systems, hydroelectric power plants, and pumping stations,
· Machinary and devices for chemical industry, food-stuff industry, and biotechnological treatment lines,
· Construction, modelling and theoretical studies of machines and devices for cutting, forming machines, industrial robots, and manipulators,
· Machine parts and mechanisms, methodology of designing machine elements and working mechanisms of general application with consideration of stochastic qualities of inputs, including the application of special types of machines and devices,
· Cars, vans and lorries, buses, trailers, semi-trailers, and motorcycles,
· Combustion engines for all types of vehicle drives, simulation of combustion engine thermomechanical systems, dynamics of driving gear, engine accessories, ecology,
· Machines and devices for in-plant handling of material and handling between operations, for the mining and transport of building materials, for passenger conveyance in buildings,
· Aerodynamic calculation and designing, flight mechanics, fatigue and durability of aircraft constructions, aeroelasticity of aircraft,
· Quality of machine industry production.

Supervisor

Issued topics of Doctoral Study Program

  1. Computational Modeling of Rubber Clutches with Textile Fibers

    Dissertation is focused on computational modeling of rubber couplings with textile fibers, vibroacoustic properties of associated components and validation of computational models.

    Tutor: Píštěk Václav, prof. Ing., DrSc.

  2. Driving dynamics of motorcycles

    The aim of this thesis is to create mathematical models of the motorcycle, which will be used for the analysis of dynamic states based on simulations or measured signals. Next goal is to build a measuring system for sensing driving dynamics of motorcycles.

    Tutor: Porteš Petr, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  3. Exhaust gas temperature stabilization for optimum catalyst performance

    The main task will be to propose different methods of stabilizing the exhaust pipe temperature behind the turbocharger in order to optimize the work of catalytic converters and other measures behind the engine. GT-Suite and other simulation tools are expected to optimize.

    Tutor: Štětina Josef, prof. Ing., Ph.D.

  4. IC-Engine co-operation with alternative cycle with electric drive

    The aim is to use simulation tools to optimize the co-operation of the alternative internal combustion engine with electric drive. It is assumed to use GT-Suilte, Matlab / Simulink and Labview.

    Tutor: Štětina Josef, prof. Ing., Ph.D.

  5. Mathematical model of vehicle damper

    The aim is to create a mathematical model of vehicle damper suitable for simulation of vehicle dynamics, with parameters easily identifiable using a damper dynamometer.

    Tutor: Porteš Petr, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  6. Modeling thermal behavior of rubber shock absorbers

    The task will be to create a mathematical 3D model for solving heat transfer problems with internal sources with a high degree of nonlinear behavior and to verify the model created in laboratory conditions. Created models will be used for the solution of silent blocks, flexible motor bearings.

    Tutor: Štětina Josef, prof. Ing., Ph.D.

  7. Optimization of powertrain racing car

    The aim is to optimize the whole drive system, ie the cooperation of the combustion engine with the gearbox and the differentials for 4x4 racing cars, using simulation tools. It is assumed to use GT-Suilte, Matlab / Simulink and Labview.

    Tutor: Štětina Josef, prof. Ing., Ph.D.

  8. Optimization of Turbocharger Mechanical Efficiency

    The dissertation aim is a development of algorithms and procedures suitable for design and operating parameters of turbochargers to decrease mechanical losses. Activities include a description of mechanical loss energy generation during rotor movement, a development of optimisation algorithms and an application of methods to real turbochargers. It is expected a deep utilisation of programming languages (Python, Matlab, Fortran or C++) and commercial softwares (CFX, ANSYS). The results will be verified by the technical experiments on specialized experimental test benches. The work is supported by Garrett Advancing Motion and PBS Turbo. A cooperation with the industrial partner and an application of the results of work are expected. The long-term internship abroad at the world's research institutions, participations in international conferences and scientific journals are planned during the study. The study will be supported by an employment contract financially comparable to the industry contracts. More information can be found here: http://www.iae.fme.vutbr.cz/studium-doktorske

    Tutor: Novotný Pavel, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  9. Smart mobile data acqusition system for automotive

    The theme is measured on the development of a modern measuring system built on modern hardware and software. This is in particular the use of realtime measurement and data storage.

    Tutor: Štětina Josef, prof. Ing., Ph.D.

  10. Thermal tire models

    The work is focused on mathematical models and measurement methods for prediction of temperature and tire pressure while driving.

    Tutor: Porteš Petr, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  11. Turbocharger Aeroacoustics

    The dissertation aim is research and development of methods to describe acoustic energy during unsteady state fluid flow in impellers. Research activities include a development of physical description of aeroacoustics, assembling of computational models and the use of these principles for analyses of turbochargers. The commercial software tools (e.g. ANSYS, ADAMS ACTRAN etc.) and the user written subroutines in programming languages (Python, Matlab, Fortran or C) will be used or developed during study. The results will be verified by the technical experiments in full anechoic room and on specialized experimental test benches. The work is supported by Garrett Advancing Motion. A cooperation with the industrial partner and an application of the results of work are expected. The long-term internship abroad at the world's research institutions, participations in international conferences and scientific journals are planned during the study. The study will be supported by an employment contract financially comparable to the industry contracts. More information can be found here: http://www.iae.fme.vutbr.cz/studium-doktorske

    Tutor: Novotný Pavel, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  12. Vibrational and Acoustic Patterns of Vehicles

    The dissertation aim is research and development of methods to analyse noise and vibration of vehicles, powertrains and drivetrains with the subsequent application of the results in industrial applications. Research activities include a development of methods and algorithms, assembling of computational models and the use of these principles for a construction and analyses of the vehicles. The commercial software tools (e.g. ANSYS, ADAMS ACTRAN etc.) and the user written subroutines in programming languages (Python, Matlab, Fortran or C++) will be used during the study. The results will be verified by the technical experiments on specialized experimental test-stands. A cooperation with the industrial partner and an application of the results of work are expected. The long-term internship abroad at the world's research institutions, participations in international conferences and scientific journals are planned during the study. The study will be supported by an employment contract financially comparable to the industry contracts. More information can be found here: http://www.iae.fme.vutbr.cz/studium-doktorske

    Tutor: Novotný Pavel, doc. Ing., Ph.D.


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