Course: High-Speed Rail Transport

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Course title High-Speed Rail Transport
Course code KKS/VZD
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
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.
  • Palík František, Ing. CSc.
Course content
Weekly lecture contents - see Courseware.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Individual study
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 45 hours per semester
  • Attendance on a field trip (number of real hours - maximum 8h/day) - 21 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 high speed rail vehicles in EU and in the world will be gained. The design of the high speed rail vehicles will be presented.
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Individual study
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • Jelen, Jiří; Sellner, Karel. Svět rychlých kolejí. Vyd. 1. Praha : Nadatur, 1997. ISBN 80-85884-76-3.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Transport Vehicles and Handling Machinery (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Transport Vehicles and Handling Machinery (2005) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter