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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Evolution of Railways and Rail-Bound Transport

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Code Completion Credits Range
2216021 Z 2 2P+0C
Lecturer:
Tomáš Heptner (guarantor)
Tutor:
Tomáš Heptner (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Automotive, Combustion Engine and Railway Engineering
Synopsis:

Historical development of railways. Presentation of evolution of the rail bound transport technical principles

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

Classification of rail bound transport systems.

Energy supply of rail systems.

Land means of transport historical development.

Railway infrastructure evolution.

Classification of the railway rolling stock.

Evolution of traction units - steam traction, diesel traction, electric traction.

Evolution of unpowered vehicles - freight wagons, passenger cars.

High speed railways - infrastructure and rolling stock.

Public city transport systems.

Evolution of the public city transport vehicles.

Rolling stock industry.

Railway operation.

Testing and homologation of rail vehicles.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

Douda, P., Heptner, T., Kolář, J.: Pozemní dopravní prostředky, Vydavatelství ČVUT Praha, 1996

Pohl, R., Novotný, C.: Železniční vozidla II , Vydavatelství ČVUT Praha, 2003

Note:
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Data valid to 2020-01-23
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