342-0956/01 – Modeling of Vehicle Driving Strategie (MJSV)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of TransportCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Branislav Šarkan, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Branislav Šarkan, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SAR0089 doc. Ing. Branislav Šarkan, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 25+0
Part-time Examination 25+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student se seznámí s postupy záznamu a vyhodnocovaní pohybu vozidel, naučí se navrhování a modelování pohyb vozidla pro stanovené podmínky.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work
Other activities


Student of Doctoral study within the subject will extend the knowledge about energy balance of vehicle movement, driving strategy of vehicles with different drive, prediction of energy efficiency, energy consumption and minimization of driving time. Driving optimization and tools for optimization are also part of the problem.

Compulsory literature:

Jazar, R. N.,Vehicle Dynamics: Theory and Application, Springer Science+Business Media, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-387-74243-4. Pacejka, H., Tyre and vehicle dynamics, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006, ISBN 9780750669184. Blundell, M., Harty, D., Multibody Systems Approach to Vehicle Dynamics, Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004, ISBN 0 7506 5112 1. Crolla, D. A., Automotive Engineering - Powertrain, Chassis System and Vehicle Body, Elsevier Burlington, 2009, ISBN 978-1-85617-577-7. Kiencke, U., Nielsen, L., Automotive Control Systems For Engine, Driveline, and Vehicle, Springer, 2005, ISBN 3-540-23139-0. Foale, T., Motorcycle Handling and Chassis Design, Tony Foale designs,2002, ISBN 9788493328610. Janicki, J., Schienenfahrzeugtechnik, Bahn FachverlagGmbH Berlin, 2013, ISBN 978-3-943214-07-9.

Recommended literature:

Spiryagin, M., Cole, C., Sun, Y., McClanachan, M., McSweeney, T., Design and Simulation of Rail Vehicles, CRC Press, 1st Edition, 2013, ISBN 978-1466575660.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Oral examination.


Other requirements

ZSemestral project on the defined topic and its presentation before examiner.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Recording and analysis of actual vehicle movement 2. - Environmental and ecological aspects of vehicle motion 3. Motion of vehicles from a kinematic and dynamic point of view 4. Drive strategy for compact vehicles 5. The strategy of driving hybrid vehicles 6. Racing road vehicle driving strategy 7. Vehicle motion modeling tools 8. Design and modeling of vehicle driving while minimizing energy consumption 9. Designing and modeling driving while minimizing driving time 10. Vehicle optimizers 11. Hierarchy of vehicle automatic control, safety and legal aspects

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (P1041D040006) Transport Systems P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (P1041D040006) Transport Systems K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P1041D040006) Transport Systems P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P1041D040006) Transport Systems K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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