Course: Rail Engineering

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Course title Rail Engineering
Course code KDS/PDRSP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ševčík Filip, Ing.
  • Kubát Bohumil, doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
Vehicle-track system, movement of the wheelset on the track, adhesion Track geometry parameters, structure gauge Railways traction Routing of railway lines Railway network development Substructure (parts, body, structures) Superstructure (components, sliding rail, contactless rail basics) transport buildings and transport post Railway station (division, types, gridiron types, other construction elements, superstructure, substructure parts)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
Familiarize listeners with drafting and building-up of railroad architecture.
After graduation object, student is capable with orient in contemporary state of railroad architecture, future view and development. Student is able to solve and trace out, propose vertical and horizontal alighment, make appropriate projected documentation.
Prerequisites
Student must have in face of competitive examinations from hereof object graduation object Bases of transport construction.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

Credit bear to, that student take part in requisite amount of obligatory education and that meet the demands, conditional to give a credit . Conditions conferment credit appoint lecturer. Exam from object (form, content, continuation) is fixed term conformable with educational and examination order.
Recommended literature
  • Kaun, M., Kubát, B.: Dopravní stavby 10, Praha : Vydavatelství ČVUT, 1998.
  • Kubát, B.: Železniční tratě a stanice, skriptum, ČVUT, Praha 1998.
  • Kubát, Bohumil, Týfa, Lukáš. Železniční tratě a stanice. Vydání 2., přepracované. Vydavatelství ČVUT, Praha 2003, 208 str., ISBN 80-01-02782-1..
  • Plášek, Otto, Zvěřina, Pavel, Svoboda, Richard, Mickovčiak, Milan. Železniční stavby. Vydání 1. Akademické nakladatelství CERM s. r. o., Brno 2004, 291 str., ISBN 80-214-2621-7..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Structures (2013) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 3 Summer
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Structures (2016) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 3 Summer
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Structures (2014) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 3 Summer