Course code TraZ4044

Credit points 3

Ground Motor Vehicle Service and Renewal I

Total Hours in Course120

Number of hours for lectures32

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Independent study hours72

Date of course confirmation10.03.2015

Responsible UnitMotor Vehicle Institute

Course developers

author Lauksaimniecības tehnikas institūts

Jānis Palabinskis

Dr. sc. ing.

author Spēkratu institūts

Vilnis Pīrs

Dr. sc. ing.

author Spēkratu institūts

Žanis Jesko

Mg. sc. ing.

Course abstract

In this study course students acquaint concepts, technologies and methods connected with attendance and service of motor vehicles. Parallel to inquire of problems of technical attendance and renewal there are inspected technologies of attendance, diagnostic and service of tractors and agricultural machinery.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge: in specific features and technology of performance of ground motor vehicle and renewal, characteristic parameters and affected factors on technical condition of ground motor vehicle, as well as in equipment available in technical service and renewal.
Skills: to assess technical condition of ground motor vehicle and to perform valuable and correct diagnostics of them.
Competence: invariably to perform technical service and renewal of ground motor vehicle and to choose appropriate equipment, instruments and methods to perform these works.

Compulsory reading

1. Berjoza D, Tupiņš J. Spēkratu diagnostika. Jelgava: LLU, 2007. 220 lpp.
2. Tupiņš J. Mašīnu tehniskā apkalpošana. Laboratorijas darbu uzdevumi un to izpildes metodika. Jelgava: LLU, 2007. 95 lpp.
3. Grants Z. Traktoru un automobiļu diagnostika. Jelgava: Druka, 1994. 251 lpp.
4. Galoburda A. Automobiļu remonts. Jelgava: LLU, 2008. 239 lpp.

Further reading

1. Automotive Handbook. 7-th edition. Plochingen: Robert Bosch GmbH, Bently publishers, 2007. 1196 p.
2. Кузнецов Е.С. Техническая эсплуатация автомобилей в США. Мосвка: Транспорт, 1992.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Автомобиль и сервис. [tiešsaiste]. Москва : ЗАО "АБС", 1997-. [skatīts 06.12.2011.] Pieejams: http://www.abs.msk.ru/