Course detail

Selected Chapters on Railway Structures 2

FAST-CN053Acad. year: 2018/2019

Railway Act. Notices of Ministry for Transportation and Communication for railway transport. Law standards for engineers and attached public-law and private-law regulations.
Treaties and international agreements (AGC, AGTC, AETR, IRU, TEN-T etc.). Government regulations for transport ecology through combined transport. Strategy and perspectives for railway transport. Modernization of Czech railway corridors.
Transport systems, basic division. Common conditions for construction and transport operation following international agreements.
Combined transport system. Container transport system. System for trailers, pick-a-back systems, container transport, transport of cars.
Integrated transport system. Transport service in public aim.

Department

Institute of Railway Structures and Constructions (ZEL)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

A student acquires skills in railway acts, treaties and international agreements and transport systems. The student is introduced to combined transport systems, integrated transport systems and transport service in public aim.

Prerequisites

Basic terms, track alignment design parameters and its spatial positions, railway substructure and superstructure, design of railway tracks and stations.

Co-requisites

Parts of railway junctions for passenger and goods traffic.

Recommended optional programme components

A student can attend conferences, workshops or excursions focused on railway structures. The student can also 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 lectures, seminars and individual consultations. The students' work is completed by specified individual work, work assigned for individual study with the active participation of students and students' work with LMS Moodle. Excursions to the construction sites or to manufacturers are organized.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course is completed with a credit, whose acquisition is conditional on attendance and a presentation of the selected project in the field of railway structures.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Railway Act.
2. Notices of Ministry for Transportation and Communication for railway transport. Law standards for engineers and attached public-law and private-law regulations.
3. Treaties and international agreements (AGC, AGTC, AETR, IRU, TEN-T). Government regulations for transport ecology through combined transport.
4. Strategy and perspectives for railway transport.
5. Modernization of Czech railway corridors.
6. Transport systems, basic division.
7. General conditions for construction and transport operation following international agreements.
8. Combined transport system. Container transport system. System for trailers, pick-a-back systems.
9. Container transport, transport of cars.
10. Integrated transport system. Transport service in public aim.

Aims

The objective of the subject is to introduce students to the problems of railway acts, treaties and international agreements and transport systems and to practise acquires knowledge and skills.

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 N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Railway Act.
2. Notices of Ministry for Transportation and Communication for railway transport. Law standards for engineers and attached public-law and private-law regulations.
3. Treaties and international agreements (AGC, AGTC, AETR, IRU, TEN-T). Government regulations for transport ecology through combined transport.
4. Strategy and perspectives for railway transport.
5. Modernization of Czech railway corridors.
6. Transport systems, basic division.
7. General conditions for construction and transport operation following international agreements.
8. Combined transport system. Container transport system. System for trailers, pick-a-back systems.
9. Container transport, transport of cars.
10. Integrated transport system. Transport service in public aim.

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Railway Act.
2. Notices of Ministry for Transportation and Communication for railway transport. Law standards.
3. Treaties and international agreements, government regulations.
4. Strategy and perspectives for railway transport.
5. Modernization of Czech railway corridors.
6. Transport systems.
7. Conditions for construction and transport operation following international agreements
8. Container transport system. System for trailers, pick-a-back systems.
9. Container transport, transport of cars.
10. Integrated transport systems.