227-0060/01 – Railway Infrastructure (ŽI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Transport ConstructionsCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Leopold Hudeček, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Leopold Hudeček, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year3Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FIA091 Ing. Pavel Fiala
HUD58 Ing. Leopold Hudeček, Ph.D.
MAL532 Ing. Tomáš Malý
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 18+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The subject provides the basic knowledge and skills in the field of terminology rail infrastructure also will learn the basics of calculations theme routes for rail vehicles, namely: Elements arcs, spirals and vzestupnic, detailed calculations of the waypoints, horizontal and vertical solutions, designing railway construction superstructure, transform switches, designing rail connections and gain basic skills application of knowledge from previously completed courses in design sleeper subsoil.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Tutorials

Summary

The course "Railway Infrastructure" introduces Students to basic Concepts in the area of Transport Routes for Railway Vehicles, especially Railway Tracks, Railway Stations, Railway Sidings, Tram Tracks., and Then the basic issues in Rail Safety Security features and Construction for Security of the Railway Traffic.

Compulsory literature:

Esveld C.: Modern Railway Track, MRT Productions 2001 Tzanakakis K.: The Raiway Track and Its Long Term Behaviour, Springer Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London, Verlag 2013 Practical Guide To Railway Engineering, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA)

Recommended literature:

EN 15273-1:2013 - Railway applications – Gauges – Part 1: General – Common rules for infrastructure and rolling stock EN 13848-6:2013 - Railway applications - Track — Track geometry quality — Part 6: Characterisation of track geometry quality

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Kontrola znalostí na konci semestru formou zkoušky.

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

At least 70% attendance at the exercises. Absence, up to a maximum of 30%, must be excused and the apology must be accepted by the teacher (the teacher decides to recognize the reason for the excuse). Tasks assigned on the exercises must be hand in within the dates set by the teacher. Individual complement lectures by self study of recommended literature.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

- Introduction to the subject (history, rolling stock, traction ..) - Tracks and equipment, basic structural elements of railway track - Switches and turnout structures - Safety equipment and construction solutions - Railway infrastructure for urban transport - Railway yard industrial plants (purpose, location, amenities, ..) - Substructure (railway construction. Substructure, drainage ...) - Railway station (purpose, distribution, equipment) - Rail infrastructure and personal storage stations - Infrastructure sorting station, the main sorting station Hills, engineering and construction equipment humps, automation - Objects of railway equipment (platforms, underpasses, overpasses, bridges, station buildings, the, warehouse, dump ...) - Railway nodes (history, purpose, location, equipment) - Safety in rail transport - Rail network, increasing speed on railway lines, railway modernization in Czech Republic

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  16
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2017/2018 (B3607) Civil Engineering (3647R020) Transport Constructions P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3607) Civil Engineering (3647R020) Transport Constructions K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3607) Civil Engineering (3647R020) Transport Constructions P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3607) Civil Engineering (3647R020) Transport Constructions K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3607) Civil Engineering (3647R020) Transport Constructions P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3607) Civil Engineering (3647R020) Transport Constructions K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3607) Civil Engineering (3647R020) Transport Constructions P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3607) Civil Engineering (3647R020) Transport Constructions K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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