Course: Design and engineering

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Course title Design and engineering
Course code KFY/DAK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Veselý Bedřich, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction to the subject, credit requirements, examination requirements 2. Basic notions - ergonomics, functionality, aesthetics of design etc. 3. The layout of exteriors - examples 4. The layout of interiors - examples 5. Older and contemporary trends 6. Technical products and requirements placed on them 7. Design and occupational safety 8. Design in transport and design of vehicles 9. Examples of design of practical solutions 10. New trends- advertising and antidesign 11. Functionality, aesthetics, originality, creativity - examples from practice 12. Information sources - Design portal, Magazine about design and graphics and so on 13. Advertising, social advertising, other trends 14. Repetition and final test

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The course gives an overview of basic concepts of design and construction. It deals with concepts of aesthetics, kitsch, ergonomics, construction functionality, spatial layout, safety of proposals, fashion, new trends and so on.
Knowledge and definition of basic concepts, ability to perform an analysis of evaluation criteria of proposals, ability to determine requirements for the product design.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

Attendance at seminars 80%, successful management of the final test
Recommended literature
  • Arman Emami. Industrial design. Switzerland - Braun Publisching AG Niggli Verlag, 2015.
  • FIELL, CH., FIELL, P. Design pro 21. století. Praha: Slovart, 2004. 188 s. ISBN 80-7209-619-2.
  • FIELL, CH., FIELL, P.:. Industrial design. A-Z. Praha: Slovart, 2003. 191 s..
  • Jana Pauli - Jiří Hulák. Design Pro. Praha, SIGNUM - Jindřich Dušek, 2010.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Fundamentals of manufacturing engineering for education (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer