Study at USURT

Ural State University of Railway Transport

Личный кабинет студента
и преподавателя

«Electric Traction»

Head: Nikolai O. Frolov PhD in Engineering, Associate Professor 
Tel/Fax: (+7 343) 221-24-70 

Students are trained in the following disciplines:

Discipline: 190303 "Railway Electric Transport" (to 2014)
Specialization: "Electric Locomotives and Electric Trains" 
Qualification: railway engineer

Discipline: 190702 "Traffic Organisation and Safety (Railway)" (to 2014) 
Qualification: railway traffic engineer 

Discipline: 190300 "Railway Rolling Stock" (from 2011) 
1) Specialization: "Railway Electric Transport"; 
2) Specialization: "High-speed Ground Transport." 
Qualification: specialist 

Bachelor's Programmes in the following areas: 

140600 "Electrical Engineering, Electrical Mechanics and Electrical Technology" (to 2013) 

Master's Programmes in the following areas: 

190100 "Ground Transportation Systems" 
Qualification: Master of Engineering and Technology 

Courses of the Department

  • Automatic brakes of railway cars
  • Automation of electric rolling stock
  • Traffic safety and automatic brakes.
  • Diagnostic complexes of electric rolling stock
  • Dynamics of electric rolling stock.
  • Mechanical part of electric rolling stock.
  • Reliability of electric rolling stock.
  • Regulations.
  • Basics of electric drive of locomotive plant facilities
  • Rolling stock: maintenance and repair.
  • Rolling stock and train traction.
  • Railway rolling stock; organization of management and operation
  • Electric stock control systems
  • Automatic control theory.
  • Electric traction theory.
  • Transport technology, maintenance and repair.
  • Train traction.
  • Traction electrical equipment.
  • Electric car traction.
  • Operation and maintenance of electric rolling stock.
  • Electric railways.
  • Electronic equipment and transmitters.
  • Power supply of electric railways.
  • Automatic brake of rolling stock;
  • Safety of transport;
  • Non-destructive testing of rolling stock parts;
  • Fundamentals of the theory of reliability and diagnostics;
  • Prospective electric rolling stock;
  • Traffic safety hardware and facilities;
  • Technical system management;
  • Electronic simulators in locomotive sector;
  • Fundamentals of the theory of reliability and diagnostics;
  • Fundamentals of interaction of track and rolling stock.