Fundamentals of Transport Systems

Study program: Mechanical engineering
Type and level of studies: Bachelor studies
Course unit: pdfFundamentals of Transport Systems
Course code: OS41001
Teacher in charge: pdfDr. Goran Marković
Language of instruction: English
Prerequisites: None
Semester: Autumn
Course unit objective:
Acquiring the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge in order to introduce with calculation and constructing elements of the transport system as necessary machines in the field of transport engineering and logistics. Getting to know the different types of devices of continuous transportation, work principles and their role in reloading-loading and manipulative works.
Learning outcomes of the Course unit
Capability to use the acquired theoretical knowledge in solving practical problems in the field of transport of fine grained, finely portions and portions material and design of the transportation systems device.
Course unit contents
Theoretical classes
Introduction, classification, basic characteristics and application of transport systems. Belt conveyors. Constructive execution, budget and selection of basic elements. Plate conveyors. Mounting plate, traction elements, drive and tensioning device. Gravel trucks, types and budget. Hanging conveyors. Constructive performance. Elements of overhead conveyors, budget tightening and traction drive and a choice of engines. Types of construction and calculation elements of floor conveyors. Constructive and calculation execution unit of transportation systems without the traction element. Auxiliary plant transport systems.
Practical classes
Introducing the constructive solutions of transportation system devices. Showing principles and modes of operation on a laboratory plant.
Lawrence Shapiro and Jay Shapiro: Cranes and Derricks, Fourth Edition. McGraw-Hill Professional. 2010. 2. Patrick M McGuire: Conveyors: Application, Selection, and Integration (Industrial Innovation). CRC Press. 2009.