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2020/2021

Theory of Vehicles

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2211054 Z,ZK 6 4P+2C Czech
Lecturer:
Jan Kalivoda (guarantor), Jan Baněček (guarantor), Josef Kolář
Tutor:
Jan Kalivoda (guarantor), Josef Kolář, Jakub Seidl
Supervisor:
Department of Automotive, Combustion Engine and Railway Engineering
Synopsis:

Description of theoretical sources for longitudinal, vertical and directional dynamics of vehicles. Detailed description of interactions between road (railway) and body. Especially from view point of transmission of longitudinal and lateral forces and stability.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

List of running resistances. Equation of vehicle movements.

Running of pneumatic tyres.

Properties and characteristics of pneumatic tyres.

Lateral force and slip angle.

Basic parameters of drivig line. Transmission stepping.

Power dividing by gear or differential.

Vehicle adhesion limits.

Driving and directional stability.

Basic characters of rail transport.

Track - basic types and parts.

Wheel set - design, types and parameters.

Contact wheel x rail- parameters, forces, characters.

Run of railway vehicles on curved track - kinematics characteristics.

Run of railway vehicles on curved track - forces effect.

Directing and guiding force, safety of derailment.

Change axle and wheel forces.

Spring arrangement of railway vehicles.

Standards for safety and quality of running

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

List of running resistances. Equation of vehicle movements., Running of pneumatic tyres., Properties and characteristics of pneumatic tyres., Lateral force and slip angle., Basic parameters of drivig line. Transmission stepping., Power dividing by gear or differential., Vehicle adhesion limits., Driving and directional stability., Basic characters of rail transport., Track - basic types and parts., Wheel set - design, types and parameters., Contact wheel x rail- parameters, forces, characters., Run of railway vehicles on curved track - kinematics characteristics., Run of railway vehicles on curved track - forces effect., Directing and guiding force, safety of derailment., Change axle and wheel forces., Spring arrangement of railway vehicles., Standards for safety and quality of running

Study materials:

Svoboda, J.: Teorie dopravních prostředků - vozidla silniční a terénní, sktripta, EoR ČVUT Praha, posledně 2000 ;, Douda,P. , Heptner,T., Kolář, J.: Pozemní dopravní prostředky, skripta, EoR ČVUT Praha, 1998;, Švejnoch Vl., Doc.,Ing., CSc. : Teorie kolejových vozidel, EoR ČVUT Praha

Kolář, J. : Teoretické základy konstrukce kolejových vozidel , skriptum, 1. vyd., Nakladatelství ČVUT -Česká technika, 2009. , 276 s. , ISBN 978-80-01-04262-5

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomT4:C2-337
Kalivoda J.
Baněček J.

12:30–14:00
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Posluchárna 337
Fri
Thu
roomT4:D1-266
Kalivoda J.
Baněček J.

14:15–15:45
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Posluchárna 266
roomT4:A2-262

16:00–17:30
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Dejvice
Učebna 262
roomT4:A2-262

17:45–19:15
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Dejvice
Učebna 262
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2021-01-24
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