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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Construction of logistics machinery
2. Subject name in Hungarian Logisztikai gépek tervezése
3. Code BMEKOALM324 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 3
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (9) Lecture 1 (5) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
Logistics Engineering MSc (L)
8. Role
Specialization (sp) at Logistics Engineering MSc (L)
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 90
Contact hours 42 Preparation for seminars 8 Homework 9
Reading written materials 10 Midterm preparation 6 Exam preparation 15
10. Department Department of Material Handling and Logistics Systems
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Bohács Gábor
12. Lecturers Odonics Boglárka, Győrváry Zsolt
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
Crane installation analysis. Crane automation tasks, technical system engineering issues. Forklift operation features, construction and stability issues. Work cycles of storage and retrieval machines, dimensioning questions. Overhead monorail systems operating characteristics. Constructional questions for lifting tables. Operational characteristics of roller conveyors. Conveyors drive power requirements. Operational characteristics of belt conveyor, screw conveyors, bucket elevators, swing and vibrational material handling machines.
15. Description of practices
During the practices examples related to the learnt machines and systems are presented and discussed.
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • Knowledge of equipment that makes up logistics systems.
  • Knowledge of equipment design relationships.
B. Skills
  • Ability to apply the above knowledge and related professional knowledge in the design of new equipment / components.
C. Attitudes
  • Strives to provide with the best knowledge and skills to work with the instructors.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • In the use of the acquired knowledge the student carries out independent, responsible engineering work.
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
The requirement of the signature is to fulfill the homework and one midterm test. The homework (30%), the test (20%) and the exam result (50%) are included in the final grade.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
The homework's final submission and the midterm test can both be resubmitted once each.
20. Learning materials
Students can download the subject notes in pdf format via Moodle.
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses