Railway Structures 1

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137ZE01 Z,ZK 7 4P+2C Czech
The course 137ZE01 can be graded only after the course 136DSUZ has been successfully completed.
In order to register for course 137YZVT, the student must have registered for course 137YZVT in a previous semester or in the same semester.
The course 137YDPJ can be graded only after the course 137ZE01 has been successfully completed.
The course 137YKZE can be graded only after the course 137ZE01 has been successfully completed.
Garant předmětu:
Martin Lidmila
Department of Railway Structures

Vehicle and track, track construction and geometry, track spatial disposition, research and projection, project documentation, tracing and pegging out of a railway track, railway construction, sub-ballast layers, earth solid and trackbed construction, defect and stability increment of substructure, requirements for soil bearing capacity and soil consolidation, substructure drainage, railway artificial structures.


No prerequisites

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction, main data about the railway

2. Railway superstructure - types, what it consists of, classification of rails into orders

3. Track bed - material, properties, shape of the track bed, characteristics

4. Vehicle and track – resistances, mutual connections, gauge, traction

5. Sleeper subgrade – SŽ S4, construction, design, modulus of deformation

6. Turnouts

7. Improved soils and stabilization in sleeper subsoil construction

8. Connection and branching of switches, switching of switches, track headers

9. Geosynthetics in sleeper bed construction

10. Routes of railways, slope ratios, marking

11. Directional conditions on the track

12. Basic quantities for designing (gauge, speed bands, elevation...)

13. Railway line construction, slope adjustment, stability of the earth body

14. Anti-vibration mats, other materials in construction. sleeper bed

15. Loading gauge, abnormal transition section

16. Drainage in transport facilities, drainage of the railway body

17. Rails - development, shapes, use in the rail, stress, material, testing, use, defects. Rail connections.

18. Embankment and retaining walls

19. Continuos welded rail

20. Sleepers - distribution of sleepers in the track, wooden sleepers, steel sleepers, concrete sleepers - development, types, shapes, production

21. Types of fastening used in SŽ, types of fastening used abroad

22. Turnouts – geometry of the basic part, layout diagram, track plan, layout drawing, division of turnouts, transformation of turnouts

23. Railway tracks on bridges, expansion devices

24. Fastening of rails - development, types, distribution, properties, parts

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction, Repetition, Arcs and transitions

2. Tracing, map materials

3. Construction of the railway line

4. Longitudinal section, measurement report

5. Design of sleeper subsoil

6. Arcs with an intermediate line

7. Arcs with a turning point

8. Turnouts and transformations

9. Station head design

10. Cross section

11. Sleepers and fastening - outdoor exercise

12. Consultation

13. Credit test

Study Objective:

In-depth knowledge of the design of railway lines and the design of their structure (railway base), including individual structural elements.

Study materials:

!Krejčiříková.: Železniční stavby 1; skrípta, ČVUT Praha, 2017, ISBN 978-80-01-06157-2

!Břešťovský, Fridrich: Železniční stavby 1, Návody pro cvičení, skrípta, ČVUT Praha, 2018, ISBN 978-80-01-06373-6

?Lichtberger: Track compendium: formation, permanent way, maintenance, economics. Hamburg: Eurailpress, 2005, ISBN 3-7771-0320-9.

?SR103/3 (S) Služební rukověť: Výkresy materiálu pro železniční svršek - kolej; SŽDC 2010

:SZDC S3 Železniční svršek, 2021

:SZDC S4 Železniční spodek, 2021

Further information:
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