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Introduction to Rolling Stock

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IMechE LogoKey design principles affecting the performance of railway systems

Why attend this programme?

This workshop will equip delegates with a basic understanding of the role of traction and rolling stock within the context of railway systems as a whole.

Delegates will be introduced to vehicle subsystems and components and will analyse how the vehicles design impacts its performance and safety requirements.

After attending this course you will be able to:

  • Recognise types of traction and rolling stock and common variants

  • State the main subcomponents for each type

  • Explain the functional, interface and safety requirements

  • Recognise and identify common vehicle related hazards


Who should attend:

  • Recent graduates moving into traction and rolling stock

  • Non traction and rolling stock engineers moving into new roles within traction and rolling stock

  • Production and engineering managers new to the industry

  • Infrastructure and asset managers

  • Accident investigators

Mapped against UK- SPEC Competencies

This course has been mapped to the Engineering Council's UK-SPEC. Attendance at this course may contribute to your portfolio of competence to demonstrate Initial Professional Development (IPD): a key component of the requirement for registration as a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer. It has been mapped against competencies: A

For more information, please contact Lucy O'Sullivan, Learning and Development Coordinator, on +44 (0)20 7304 6907 or training@imeche.org.

Booking details at http://events.imeche.org/EventView.aspx?EventID=1827

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