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2019/2020

Principles of Traction Mechanics

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2211136 ZK 4 3P+0C Czech
Lecturer:
Jiří Pohl, Jan Kalivoda
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Automotive, Combustion Engine and Railway Engineering
Synopsis:

Description of traction mechanics for railway vehicles. Calculation of tractive and breaking characteristics. Power conditions in railway transport.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

Movement of rail vehicle

Rolling resistances

Power conditions

Operatonal conditions

Speed-tractive-effort curve

Mechanical optimum

Tracton charakteristic

Tramsmision gear

Driving cycle

Drive in stable speed

Drive in variable speed

Train guide on track

Syllabus of tutorials:

Movement of rail vehicle

Rolling resistances

Power conditions

Operatonal conditions

Speed-tractive-effort curve

Mechanical optimum

Tracton charakteristic

Tramsmision gear

Driving cycle

Drive in stable speed

Drive in variable speed

Train guide on track

Study Objective:
Study materials:

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

Nejepsa, R., Šíba, J.: Kolejová vozidla II -1. a 2. část, ES ČVUT Praha, 1986

Časopisy a firemní literatura podle doporučení přednášejícího.

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