Course Details

CAD in Transportation Structures

Academic Year 2022/23

VNC002 course is part of 2 study plans

BPC-VP Summer Semester 1st year

BPC-VP Winter Semester 1st year

Introduction into the problems. 2-D programming systems, basic characteristics of programming products from firms Intergraph, Bentley and AutoDesk. 3-D programming systems, basic characteristics of programming products from firms Intergraph, Bentley and AutoDesk.
Scanning and filtration of data. Vectorisation of mapping data. Digital model of terrain, input, formation, depiction.
Design of a horizontal alignment, stationing, significant points, description, free alignment of the line, equalisation. Longitudinal profile, vertical alignment. Methods of terrain equalisation, characteristic cross sections and slopes.
Pitching and super elevation – methods. Methods of line structure design, cubage, records, imports and exports,
Definition of a route, modeller, depiction, crossing design, design and layout of turnouts. CAD software InRoad/InRail, MxRoad/MxRail.
Introduction into modelling problems of constructions. Basic characteristics of programming products for calculations of FEM, basic phases of a model design. Basic types of tasks.

Course Guarantor

prof. Ing. Jaroslav Smutný, Dr.

Institute

Institute of Railway Structures and Constructions

Objective

The objective of the subject is to introduce students to the problems of design of transport structures in CAD software, modelling of structures and to practise acquires knowledge and skills.

Knowledge

A student acquires skills in design of transport structures in CAD software, modelling of structures.

Syllabus

1. Introduction into the problems. 2-D programming systems.
2. Basic characteristics of programming products from firms Intergraph, Bentley and AutoDesk. 3-D programming systems.
3. Basic characteristics of programming products from firms Intergraph, Bentley and AutoDesk.
4. Scanning and filtration of data. Vectorisation of mapping data.
5. Digital model of terrain, input, formation, depiction.
6. Design of a horizontal alignment, stationing, significant points, description, free alignment of the line, equalisation.
7. Longitudinal profile, vertical alignment.
8. Methods of terrain equalisation, characteristic cross sections and slopes.
9. Pitching and super elevation – methods.
10. Methods of line structure design, cubage, records, imports and exports,
11. Definition of a route, modeller, depiction, crossing design, design and layout of turnouts. CAD software InRoad/InRail, MxRoad/MxRail.
12. Introduction into modelling problems of constructions.
13. Basic characteristics of programming products for calculations of FEM, basic phases of a model design. Basic types of tasks.

Prerequisites

Basic work in CAD​​, the average knowledge of information technology. The basic design elements of line structures.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

2 credits

Semester

summer

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

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/255457

Lecture

13 weeks, 1 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Introduction into the problems. 2-D programming systems.
2. Basic characteristics of programming products from firms Intergraph, Bentley and AutoDesk. 3-D programming systems.
3. Basic characteristics of programming products from firms Intergraph, Bentley and AutoDesk.
4. Scanning and filtration of data. Vectorisation of mapping data.
5. Digital model of terrain, input, formation, depiction.
6. Design of a horizontal alignment, stationing, significant points, description, free alignment of the line, equalisation.
7. Longitudinal profile, vertical alignment.
8. Methods of terrain equalisation, characteristic cross sections and slopes.
9. Pitching and super elevation – methods.
10. Methods of line structure design, cubage, records, imports and exports,
11. Definition of a route, modeller, depiction, crossing design, design and layout of turnouts. CAD software InRoad/InRail, MxRoad/MxRail.
12. Introduction into modelling problems of constructions.
13. Basic characteristics of programming products for calculations of FEM, basic phases of a model design. Basic types of tasks.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

The following exercises are practiced teaching tasks:
1. Digital model of terrain, input, formation, depiction.
2. Design of a horizontal alignment, stationing, significant points, description, free alignment of the line, equalisation.
3. Longitudinal profile, vertical alignment.
4. Methods of terrain equalisation, characteristic cross sections and slopes.
5. Pitching and super elevation – methods.
6. Methods of line structure design, cubage, records, imports and exports,
7. Definition of way, modeler of the way, view.
8. Expanding of the way, climbing lanes.
9. Location of switches.
10. Settlement (regression) direction and height points, curvature diagram.
11. Creating excavation, landfill, etc. in a digital model.
12. Solving basic geodetic tasks (methods of alignment)