Course: Transport Technology and Control I

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Course title Transport Technology and Control I
Course code KTRD/CT1TR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Pourhashem Ghadir, Ph.D.
  • Molková Tatiana, prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Position of transport in market economy and social processes. Importance of technology and control in transport processes. Basic characteristics of transport modes and their process. Technological and operational particularity in transport modes. Quality in transport. Information and control systems for transport operation, technology and management in rail, road, air and water transport. Logistics in transport. Time allowance, summary.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is an application of theoretical knowledge to transport system, optimization of transport technology and a control of networks and local processes in all transport modes. Content of the course: Position of transport in market economy and social processes Importance of technology and control in transport processes Basic characteristics of transport modes and their process Technological and operational particularity in transport modes Quality in transport Information and control systems for transport operation, technology and management in rail, road, air and water transport Logistics in transport Sorting processes, accumulation of transport elements Creation of timetables Control in non-standard situation Location of transport points, manipulation in their attraction circuits Capacity problems in transport Integrated transport systems Computer aid for network technology Network of informatic systems
After completing the course, the student is knowledgeable of basic problems of transport system.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Elementary knowledge of transport means and infrastructure.
Recommended literature
  • Coach and bus operations. Kingston upon Thames : Croner, 2003. ISBN 0-900319-71-2.
  • Kutz, Myer. Handbook of transportation engineering. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004. ISBN 0-07-139122-3.
  • V.A.Profillidis. Railway Engineering. Ashgate Publishing Limited, England, 2000.


Study plans that include the course
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