Course Details

Permanent Way Theory

Academic Year 2022/23

DN61 course is part of 4 study plans

D-K-E-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

D-K-C-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

D-P-E-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

D-P-C-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

• Students are introduced in details to the theory of static and dynamic design and estimation of railway superstructure, switches, crossings and turnouts in seminars. Themes are focused on track upgrading with respect to speed and axle load increasing.

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Otto Plášek, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Railway Structures and Constructions

Objective

The objective of the subject is to deepen knowledge in permanent way theory with respect to theme of PhD thesis.

Syllabus

1.-3. Introduction and preparation of study literature.
4.-10. Seminars for appointed theme.
11.-13. Completion seminar thesis with appointed theme.

Prerequisites

• Structural mechanics, nonlinear mechanics, dynamics of civil structures, numerical mathematics, physics.
• Railway structures, switches, crossings and turnouts.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

8 credits

Semester

summer

Forms and criteria of assessment

examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/255333

Lecture

13 weeks, 3 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1.-3. Introduction and preparation of study literature.
4.-10. Seminars for appointed theme.
11.-13. Completion seminar thesis with appointed theme.