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2021/2022

Railway Rolling Stock Running Gears

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2211145 Z,ZK 5 4P+1C Czech
Lecturer:
Josef Kolář, Tomáš Heptner (guarantor)
Tutor:
Josef Kolář, Tomáš Heptner (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Automotive, Combustion Engine and Railway Engineering
Synopsis:

Concepts of rail vehicle running gears. Basic theory, concepts and design of related subsystems

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

Classification, terminology, basic design requirements.

Wheelsets. Wheel profiles.

Axle bearings, wheelset guiding.

Vertical suspension.

Steel springs - coil and leaf springs.

Rubber suspension elements.

Air suspension elements and systems.

Lateral suspension.

Bogie frames.

Running gears and bogies for passenger cars.

Running gears and bogies for freight wagons.

Braking systems.

Coupling and coupling devices

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

Maruna, Z., Hoffmann, V., Koula, J., Kroupová, Z.: Metodika konstruování kolejových vozidel - osobní a nákladní podvozky, ES ČVUT Praha, 1988, Šíba, J.: Kolejová vozidla II - pojezd, ES ČVUT Praha, 1991

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2021/2022:
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:A1-304
Heptner T.
08:00–09:45
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Učebna 304
roomT4:A1-304
Heptner T.
09:45–10:30
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Dejvice
Učebna 304
Fri
Thu
roomT4:A1-304
Heptner T.
08:00–09:45
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Učebna 304
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2021/2022:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2021-10-17
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet1892106.html