Postal address:

Department of Machine Design
Faculty of Engineering
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Tr. A. Hlinku 2
949 76 Nitra
Slovak Republic
 

Head of department:

prof. Ing. Juraj Rusnák, PhD.
Professor
 

Research

  • Experimental verification of tribological properties of sliding pairs using environmentally friendly lubricants and unconventional materials
  • Design and construction of machines and devices by means of latest CA technology
  • Research of dynamic stability of mobile technology

 

Staff

Name

Graduation

Position & main specialisation

Email

Juraj Rusnák

Prof.

 

Head of department, Professor

Parts of machines and tribology

juraj.rusnak@uniag.sk

Milan Kadnár

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Parts of machines and tribology

milan.kadnar@uniag.sk

Marian Kučera

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Parts of machines and tribology

marian.kucera@uniag.sk

Jozef Rédl

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Applied mechanics and vehicle dynamics

jozef.redl@uniag.sk

Vlastimil Malý

PhD

Assistant Professor

Technical documentation

vlastimil.maly@uniag.sk

Dušan Páleš

PhD

Assistant Professor

Applied mechanics and geometry

dusan.pales@uniag.sk

František Tóth

PhD

Assistant Professor

Parts of machines and tribology

frantisek.toth@uniag.sk

 

Laboratory

  • Laboratory of Tribology (Prof. Juraj Rusnák)
  • Laboratory of Constructional Machine Elements (Prof. Juraj Rusnák)
  • Laboratory of Soil Mechanics (Assoc. Prof. Marian Kučera)
  • Laboratory of Mechanics of Materials (Assoc. Prof. Marian Kučera)
  • Laboratory of Technical Mechanics (Assoc. Prof. Marian Kučera)

 

Projects

INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

Project type: Erasmus+ Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education

 

Project title: Fostering Internationalisation in AgRicultural Engineering in Iran and Russia (FARmER)

Project ID: 585596-EPP-1-2017-1-DE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
Project coordinator: Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany
Local coordinator at SUA in Nitra: dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Peter Bielik, PhD.
Local coordinator at the Faculty of Engineering: doc. Ing. Jozef Rédl, PhD.
Project period: 15. 10. 2017 – 14. 10. 2020

 

Project type: CEEPUS

Project title: Agriculture and Environment in 21st Century

Project ID: CII-HU-0003-03-0708-M-19078
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Jozef Rédl, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2008 – 31.12.2008

 

NATIONAL PROJECTS

Project type: VEGA

Project title: Research of Tribological Properties of Biodegradable Oils in Slide Assembly with a Focus on Agricultural Engineering  

Project ID: 1/3480/06
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Juraj Rusnák, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2006 – 31.12.2008

 

Project title: Design and Use of Measuring Methods and Means for Determination of Soil Properties in Precision Farming

Project ID: 1/3481/06
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Jozef Bajla, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2006 – 31.12.2008

 

Project title: Analysis of the Effect of Random Loading Process on Tribological Properties of Selected Materials

Project ID: 1/0712/08
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Marian Kučera, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2008 – 31.12.2010

 

Project title: Unconventional Roof-Ceiling Structures of Specific Buildings Based on Plastics

Project ID: 1/0013/09
Project coordinator: Ing. Dušan Páleš, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2009 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Application of Indicators for Evaluating the Impact of Tillage Technologies in Spatial Variability of Soil Properties

Project ID: 1/0009/09
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Jozef Bajla, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2009 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Research of Key Parameters of Slide Assemblies Lubricated by Ecological Oils

Project ID: 1/0008/09
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Juraj Rusnák, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2009 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Analysis of Processes of Loading the Friction Pair in Experimental Conditions and Their Effect on Properties of Selected Materials

Project ID: 1/1064/11
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Marian Kučera, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2011 – 31.12.2013