Reliability in Transportation
- Department of Vehicle Technology
Complete overview of factors influencing reliability, safety, quality and life cycle of vehicles.
Basic knowledge of mathematics, kinematics and dynamics on the level of bachelor studies.
- Syllabus of lectures:
Reliability and safety of 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 vehicles. Vehicle design from the safety and reliability point of view. Active and passive safety. Features of active safety (longitudinal and lateral dynamics) and passive safety (restraint systems). Computer simulation tools.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
- 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: