Reliability in Transportation
- Department of Vehicle Technology
Reliability and safety of the transportation means focused of road and rail vehicles. Regulations and norms in transportation technology related to the safety and reliability, approval testing and certification. Testing of the vehicles. Vehicle design from the safety and reliability point of view. Active and passive safety. The features of active safety (longitudinal and lateral dynamics) and of passive safety (restraint systems). Adaptive and intelligent systems influencing reliability and safety. Important vehicle components, basic of exploitation and maintenance with respect to the reliability. Computer simulation tools.
Basic knowledge of mathematics, kinematics and dynamics on the level of bachelor studies.
- Syllabus of lectures:
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
Complete overview of factors influencing reliability, safety, quality and life cycle of vehicles.
- Study materials:
Kovanda J., Satochin V.: Pasivní bezpečnost vozidel, Praha, ČVUT FD, 2000, Kovanda J., Resl I., Socha J.: Konstrukce automobilů, Praha, ČVUT, 1997, Dočkal V., Kovanda J., Hrubec F.: Pneumatiky, Praha, ČVUT, 1998, Kovanda J., Riva R.: Vehicle-human interaction, Milano, Edizioni Spiegel, 1999
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: