Postal address:

Department of Transport and Handling
Faculty of Engineering
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Tr. A. Hlinku 2
949 76 Nitra
Slovak Republic
 

Head of department:

doc. Ing. Ľubomír Hujo, PhD.
Associate Professor
 

Research

  • Minimisation of air and soil pollution by farm machines, use of biodegradable energy carriers in mobile machine systems
  • Transmission and hydraulic systems of farm machines
  • Research of alternative fuels obtained from agricultural products
  • Research of test conditions with load simulation of mobile power machines
  • Monitoring of technical parameters of mobile power machines
  • Research in the field of agricultural drying plants
  • Technical and economic analysis of dust carts parameters

 

Staff

Name

Graduation

Position and main specialisation

Email

Ľubomír Hujo

Assoc. Prof.

Head of department, Associate Professor

Transport systems, hydraulic systems

lubomir.hujo@uniag.sk

Zdenko Tkáč

Prof.

Professor

Hydraulic fluids and systems

zdenko.tkac@uniag.sk

Juraj Jablonický

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Combustion engines and transmission systems

juraj.jablonicky@uniag.sk

Ivan Janoško

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Motor vehicles, combustion engines, municipal and environmental technology

ivan.janosko@uniag.sk

Radoslav Majdan

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Tribology, lubricants and hydrostatic systems 

radoslav.majdan@uniag.sk

Ivan Vitázek

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Biofuels and environment, thermodynamics and thermal equipment

ivan.vitazek@uniag.sk

Rudolf Abrahám

PhD

Assistant Professor

Transmission systems

rudolf.abraham@uniag.sk

Ján Kosiba

PhD

Assistant Professor

Alternative drives, hydraulic systems

jan.kosiba@uniag.sk

Miroslav Mojžiš

PhD

Assistant Professor

Logistics

miroslav.mojzis@uniag.sk

Juraj Tulík

PhD

Assistant Professor

Combustion engines and transmission systems, logistics

juraj.tulik@uniag.sk

 

Laboratory

  • Laboratory of Heat and Hydro Engineering (Assoc Prof. Ivan Vitázek)
  • Laboratory of Liquid Mechanisms (Assoc. Prof. Ľubomír Hujo)
  • Laboratory of Hydraulic Converters and Hydraulic Liquids (Prof. Zdenko Tkáč)
  • Laboratory of Environmental Engineering (Assoc. Prof. Ivan Janoško)
  • Laboratory of Design and Operation of Combustion Engines (Assoc. Prof. Juraj Jablonický)
  • Laboratory of Bioenergy Resources (Assoc. Prof. Juraj Jablonický), i.e. the infrastructure and instrumentation of the AGROBIOTECH research centre of SUA in Nitra

 

Projects

NATIONAL PROJECTS

Project type: VEGA

Project title: Research of Increasing the Effectiveness of Ecological Aspects of Operating Mobile and Stationary Machines in Agriculture

Project ID: 1/3483/06
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Zdenko Tkáč, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2006 – 31.12.2008

 

Project title: Effect of Alternative Fuels Obtained from Agricultural Products on the Combustion Engine and Environment Parameters

Project ID: 1/0214/08
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Juraj Jablonický, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2008 – 31.12.2010

 

Project title: Research of Using Thermal Energy from Renewable Resources in Agricultural Drying with Evaluation of Ecological and Technical Impacts

Project ID: 1/0708/09
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Ivan Vitázek, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2009 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Elimination of Unfavourable Impacts of Machine Operation on Agricultural Soil, Water and Air

Project ID: 1/0462/09
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Zdenko Tkáč, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2009 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Reducing of Unfavourable Impacts of Agricultural and Transport Machines on the Environment

Project ID: 1/0857/12
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Zdenko Tkáč, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2012 – 31.12.2014

 

Project title: Research of Agricultural, Forestry and Transport Machines Impact on the Environment and its Elimination Based on Ecological Measures

Project ID: 1/0337/15
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Ľubomír Hujo, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2014 – 31.12.2017

 

Project title: Monitoring the Impact of Ecological Fuels Obtained from Agricultural Production and Additives to Hydrocarbon Fuels on Technical and Ecological Parameters of Combustion Engines Used in Agricultural and Transport Machines

Project ID: 1/0464/17
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Zdenko Tkáč, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2017 – 31.12.2019

 

Project type: KEGA

Project title: Content Integration and Diversification of University Education

Project ID: 3/4087/06
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Zdenko Tkáč, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2006 – 31.12.2008

 

Project title: Determination of Characteristics of Emission Quantification and Air Quality Indicators under European Legislation Conditions

Project ID: 3/6431/08
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Ivan Janoško, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2008 – 31.12.2010

 

Project title: Flexible Educational System of University Engineering Education with Specialisation on Agricultural and Forestry Engineering

Project ID: 3/7294/09
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Zdenko Tkáč, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2009 – 31.12.2011
 

Project title: Environmental Technologies and Engineering

Project ID: 044SPU-4/2014
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Ivan Janoško, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2014 – 31.12.2016

 

Project type: GA SPU

Project title: Laboratory Tests and Analyses of Biolubricants Used in Agricultural Engineering  

Project ID: 09-GA SPU-17
Project coordinator: Ing. Ján Kosiba, PhD.
Project period: 2017 – 2018