Course detail

Transportation Structures

FAST-NNB017Acad. year: 2020/2021

Transport terminology, basic terms, strategy and development of transport in the Czech Republic according to EU. Transport infrastructure and its relation to EU.
Development of world railway network. Development and characteristics of railway network within the Czech territory, organizing and maintenance structure of Czech Railways. The basic division of railway structures. Track alignment design parameters and its spatial positions, track alignment design parameters for tilting trains. Geodesic survey of the spatial position of rail tracks, optimization tasks of rail spatial position, alignment and assurance of rail spatial position. Clearances, axial distances of rail tracks. Rail switch construction. Subdivision and construction of rail substructure and its construction layers – basic terms. Construction of rail superstructure. Urban rail transport.
Characteristics of railway and highway network within CR, urban communications and airports, integrated transportation systems. Categories of roads and highways, local transport communications, detaching and parking areas. Routes of road communication, horizontal and vertical alignment, change of lateral declination. Width arrangement of land communications. Earth object and draining. Road and its construction. Safety devices.
Data collection for automatic projecting, projecting line structures with the help of computer techniques.

Department

Institute of Railway Structures and Constructions (ZEL)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

A student acquires skills in transport terminology, division, design and parameters of transport structures.

Prerequisites

The elementary basis of geodesy and information technology, knowledge of CAD systems.

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. Transport terminology, basic terms, strategy and development of transport in the Czech Republic according to EU.
2. Transport infrastructure and its relation to EU.
3. Development of world railway network. Development and characteristics of railway network within the Czech territory, organizing and maintenance structure of Czech Railways.
4. The basic division of railway structures. Track alignment design parameters and its spatial positions, track alignment design parameters for tilting trains.
5. Geodesic survey of the spatial position of rail tracks, optimization tasks of rail spatial position, alignment and assurance of rail spatial position.
6. Track clearances, axial distances of rail tracks.
7. Rail switch construction. Subdivision and construction of rail substructure and its construction layers – basic terms.
8. Construction of rail superstructure.
9. Urban rail transport.
10. Characteristics of railway and highway network within CR, urban communications and airports, integrated transportation systems. Categories of roads and highways, local transport communications, detaching and parking areas.
11. Routes of road communication, horizontal and vertical alignment, change of lateral declination.
12. Width arrangement of land communications. Earth object and draining. Road and its construction. Safety devices.
13. Data collection for automatic projecting, projecting line structures with the help of computer techniques.

Aims

The objective of the subject is to introduce students to the problems of transport terminology, division, design and parameters of transport structures 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 NPC-GK Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer