Course: Railway Vehicle Operation

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Course title Railway Vehicle Operation
Course code KKS/PKV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Heller Petr, Doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
Weekly lecture contents - see Courseware.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Individual study
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 35 hours per semester
  • Graduate study programme term essay (40-50) - 45 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Knowledge in the range of the previous study at the university is supposed.
general eligibility
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
Knowledge of operation of rail vehicles in Czech Republik and EU is required.
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Individual study
assessment methods
Combined exam
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Danzer, Jiří. Elektrická trakce III. 1. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 2003. ISBN 80-7082-945-1.
  • Danzer, Jiří. Elektrická trakce II.. 1. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 2001. ISBN 80-7082-814-5.
  • Danzer, Jiří. Elektrická trakce I. 1. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 2000. ISBN 80-7082-633-9.
  • Dostál, Josef; Heller, Petr. Kolejová vozidla I. null. V Plzni : Západočeská univerzita, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7043-520-5.
  • Heller, Petr; Dostál, Josef. Kolejová vozidla III. 1. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita v Plzni, 2011. ISBN 978-80-261-0028-7.
  • Heller, Petr; Dostál Josef. Kolejová vozidla II. ZČU Plzeň, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7043-641-7.
  • Hudeček, Milan; Štajer, Vojtěch. Provoz kolejových vozidel. 1. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 2000. ISBN 80-7082-621-5.
  • Jansa, František. Dynamika a energetika elektrické trakce. Vyd. 1. Praha : Nakladatelství dopravy a spojů, 1980.


Study plans that include the course
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