Course detail

Specialized Project (K-ZEL)

FAST-BN060Acad. year: 2018/2019

Railway level crossings, sight layout, road pavement structures on level crossings, traffic signs and safety.
Basics of track assessment and inspection procedures, technical state evaluation of railway infrastructure, maintenance management.
Methods and measuring devices on the inspection of quality of track geometry parameters, measuring draisines and track recoding cars.
Introduction to railway control, command and information systems, devices in tracks.
Introduction to energy systems – track overhead catenary systems.
Application of rules for persons of reduced mobility for railway infrastructure design, especially at railway stations.

Department

Institute of Railway Structures and Constructions (ZEL)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

A student acquires knowledge regarding railway structures, which complete basic courses in term of railway infrastructure administration.

Prerequisites

Construction of transport structures – railway superstructure and substructure, track geometry design parameters, basics of track technologies, machines, measuring and diagnostic systems of structure gauges.

Co-requisites

Construction of transport structures, fundamentals of track technologies, machines, measuring and diagnostic systems. basic design elements of steel and concrete bridges, underground structures.

Recommended optional programme components

A student can attend conferences, workshops or excursions focused on railway structures. The student can take a part in solving of research and development projects.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching is kept in a form seminars and individual consultations. The students' work is completed by specified project. Lessons are completed by excursions to the railway infrastructure administration.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course is completed with a credit. Acquisition of the credit is conditional on attendance and delivery of project.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The objective of the subject is preliminary work on bachelor’s project.

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 B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 4. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 4. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 4. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Railway level crossings, sight layout.
2. Road pavement structures on level crossings, traffic signs and safety.
3. Basics of track assessment and inspection procedures, technical state evaluation of railway infrastructure,
4. Management of railway infrastructure maintenance.
5. Methods and measuring devices on the inspection of quality of track geometry parameters.
6. Measuring draisines and track recoding cars.
7. Introduction to railway control, command and information systems, devices in tracks.
8. Control command and signalling – devices in track.
9. Introduction to energy systems – track overhead catenary systems.
10. Application of rules for persons of reduced mobility for railway infrastructure design.
11. Structures used by passengers in railway stations and stops.