ECTS credits: 5
Lectures: 2
Exercises: 3

Course objective:

Familiarisation with advanced technologies of motor vehicle maintenance, with a special focus on diagnostics and usage of electronic testing devices, and procedures of maintaining engine components.

Course contents:

Procedures of motor vehicle maintenance: motor vehicle inspections, technical diagnostics, disassembling and assembling procedures, components fault-finding, replacement of assemblies and parts, adjustment of: coupling, transmission gear, driving and differential distributors, transmission and driving shafts, bridge actuators, suspension and wheels. Diagnostics and maintenance of steering and braking systems. Diagnostics and maintenance of electric and electronic devices and equipment of motor vehicles. Maintenance of special components and devices of motor vehicles. Procedures of protection and storage of motor vehicles. Technical protection measures.

Competences:

Theoretical and practical knowledge of technological processes of maintaining engine assemblies and devices. Competence for designing and managing the process of motor vehicle maintenance.

Learning outcomes:

Having passed the exam, the student will be able to: 1. Identify the features and the impact of exploitation conditions on motor vehicles. 2. Identify working processes of complex systems in motor vehicles. 3. Assess maintenance processes and choose optimal maintenance procedures. 4. Use modern methods and equipment to determine the vehicle technical condition. 5. Implement appropriate organisational and technological procedures of vehicle maintenance. 6. Standardise technological maintenance procedures. These learning outcomes contribute to the following outcomes of the study programme of motor vehicle maintenance: - Describe the features and function of motor vehicle maintenance. - Apply the technological processes of motor vehicle maintenance. - Use computer technology in the resolution of motor vehicle issues. - Present a motor vehicle status analysis. - Use teamwork skills in motor vehicle servicing.