Course detail

Permanent Way Theory

FAST-DN61Acad. year: 2017/2018

• Students are introduced in details to the theory of static and dynamic design and estimation of railway superstructure, switches, crossings and turnouts in seminars. Themes are focused on track upgrading with respect to speed and axle load increasing.

Department

Institute of Railway Structures and Constructions (ZEL)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

• Structural mechanics, nonlinear mechanics, dynamics of civil structures, numerical mathematics, physics. • Railway structures, switches, crossings and turnouts.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.-3. Introduction and preparation of study literature.
4.-10. Seminars for appointed theme.
11.-13. Completion seminar thesis with appointed theme.

Aims

The objective of the subject is to deepen knowledge in permanent way theory with respect to theme of PhD thesis.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme D-K-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning