227-0403/01 – Railway Infrastructure (DrIn)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Transport ConstructionsCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Vladislav Křivda, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Vladislav Křivda, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HUD58 Ing. Leopold Hudeček, Ph.D.
KRI74 doc. Ing. Vladislav Křivda, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+1
Part-time Graded credit 12+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

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Tutorials

Summary

The course 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 Traffi, interoperability and safety of railway system in EU.

Compulsory literature:

- ESVELD, Coenraad. Modern railway track. 2nd ed. Zaltbommel: MRT Productions, c2001. ISBN 90-800324-3-3. - TZANAKAKIS, Konstantinos. The railway track and its long term behaviour: a handbook for a railway track of high quality. Berlin: Springer, c2013. ISBN 978-3-642-36050-3. - Practical Guide To Railway Engineering, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA), 2003.

Recommended literature:

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

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Continuous elaboration and submission of individually assigned programs in the required deadline and quality.

E-learning

Other requirements

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.

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 of railway transport, external safety equipment and construction solutions - Railway crossing, crossing with drain hole etc. - Railway infrastructure for urban transport - Railway yard industrial plants (purpose, location, amenities, ..) - Substructure (railway construction. Substructure, drainage ...) - Railway station (types, purpose, equipment) - Rail infrastructure and personal storage stations - Infrastructure sorting station, the main sorting station Hills, engineering and construction equipment humps, automation - Constructions of railway equipment (platforms, underpasses, overpasses, bridges, station buildings, the, warehouse, dump ...) - Railway nodes (history, purpose, location, equipment) - Railway system in EU, increasing speed on railway lines, railway modernization in Czech Republic

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: At least 70% attendance at the lectures. 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).

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2021/2022 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering STI P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering STI K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering STI P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering STI K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering STI P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering STI K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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