Course syllabus

Samverkan fordon/bana-spårfordonsteknik
Interaction between Track and Vehicle-trackvehicle Technique

VVBF15, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2017-04-06

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYI3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


the course aims to give students fundamental knowledge of the rail vehicle’s construction, function and dynamics, and the interaction between vehicle and railway line.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


The course is divided into two parts, each of which ends with a written exam.

The first, interaction between vehicle/rail, contains the following elements:

The second, rail vehicle, contains the following phases:

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Two satisfactory exams consisting of vehicle/vehicle and railway vehicle. Satisfactory calculations. For a passing grade both exams and two assignments must be satisfactory. There is no points distribution between them. Calculations are included in both exams.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0111. Name: Part 1.
Credits: 4. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Satisfactory written exam.
Code: 0211. Name: Part 2.
Credits: 3,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Satisfactory written exam.


Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: VTVA35.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VVB671

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Stellan Jönsson,
Course coordinator: Mats Berg,
Examinator: Andreas Persson,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is given at Trafikverksskolan in Ängelholm.