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Ing. Petr Pichlík, Ph.D.

Petr Pichlík
B3 - 256
+420 22435 2136
Consultation hours: 

MON 11:30 - 12:30


Microprocessors for Power Systems (AE1B14MIS)

Digital Control of Electric Drives (BE1M14DEP)



2011 - Ing.: Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering. Field: Electric machines, drives and apparatus.


Professional focus:

Locomotive wheel slip control design, programming of microcomputer technology for control, real-time systems programming.


Overview of scientific research activities

Member of the grant team:

Lettl, J.: Center for Intelligent Drives and Advanced Machine Control 2014-2019, TE02000103

Joint Czech - Chinese Research Center at FEE in cooperation with CRRC Corporation (China), from 2013


Publications in scientific journals (with IF):

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Locomotive Wheel Slip Control Method Based on an Unscented Kalman Filter", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2018 (in press).

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Train Velocity Estimation Method Based on an Adaptive Filter with Fuzzy Logic", Journal of Electrical Engineering. 2017, 2(68), 125-131.

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Adhesion Force Detection Method Based on the Kalman Filter for Slip Control Purpose", Automatika, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 405–415, 2016.


Publications Excerpted in Web of Science Index:

P. Pichlík, J. Zděnek, “Dependence of locomotive adhesion force estimation by a Kalman filter on the filter settings” In: TRANSCOM 2017, 12th International Scientific Conference Of Young Scientists On Sustainable, Modern and Safe Transport. Linz: Elsevier BV, 2017. pp. 695-700.

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Train velocity estimation by extended Kalman filter," 2016 8th International Conference on Electronics, Computers and Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), Ploiesti, 2016, pp. 1-4.

P. Pichlík, O. Zoubek and J. Zděnek, "Measuring device for measurement of train dynamic motion during wheel slip," 2014 International Conference on Applied Electronics, Pilsen, 2014, pp. 247-250.

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Locomotive velocity estimation for a slip control purpose by an unscented Kalman filter," 2017 18th International Scientific Conference on Electric Power Engineering (EPE), Kouty nad Desnou, 2017, pp. 34-38.

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Extended Kalman filter utilization for a railway traction vehicle slip control," 2017 International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM) & 2017 Intl Aegean Conference on Electrical Machines and Power Electronics (ACEMP), Brasov, 2017, pp. 869-874.


Other selected publications:

P. Pichlík Zoubek, O.; Zděnek, J.; Lettl, J. "Railway Traction Vehicle Longitudinal Velocity Estimation by Kalman Filter", Proceedings of PIERS 2015 in Prague. Cambridge: Electromagnetics Academy, 2015, pp. 2518-2521.

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, “Overview of slip control methods used in locomotives”, Transaction on Electrical Engineering, Vol.3, No.2, 2014.