Course: Techniques and Control in air transport

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Course title Techniques and Control in air transport
Course code KTRD/PTLDP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Šourek David, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction a history of air transport. 2. Contemporary aircrafts, operation condition and technical posibilities. 3. Aircraft structure, principles and technical solutions allowing the aircraft flying. 4. Routing methods for aircrafts. Air transport route. 5. Radionavigation. 6. Devices for altitude and speed gauging. 7. Radiolocation and devices for air transport safety. 8. Tasks of air traffic services. Air traffic flow management. 9. Tasks and structure of air traffic control services. Technical equipment for air traffic controlling. 10. Realization of ecological demands in air transport. Investigation of air traffic accidents. 11. Commercial laws and establishment in air transport. Conditions for operator's permition in air transport. 12. Airport, its technical and operational parameters. Technical and constructional equipment of an airport to ensure hard air traffic operations. 13. Passenger check-in process.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The main goal of this subject is to acquaint students with the basic principles in air transport with regards to the used technical devices and operational services.
After passing, student is able to orient in basic problems of air transport.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

For students of the full-time study participation in an examination is conditioned by obtaining a course credit. The obtained course credit confirms that the full-time student attended the lessons in the required amount, that he/she met the requirements for acquiring the course credit and may proceed to take the examination. Conditions for acquiring the course credit are stipulated by the teacher during the first week of the semester lecture period. The examination in the subject (its form, content and duration) is determined in compliance with the Study and Examination Regulations of the University of Pardubice.
Recommended literature
  • BÍNA, L., ŠOUREK, D., ŽIHLA, Z. Provozování a řízení letecké dopravy I.. Pardubice, 2004. ISBN 80-8653-017-5.
  • Žihla, Z. Technologie a řízení letecké dopravy. Pardubice, 2000.
  • Žihla, Zdeněk. Provoz a řízení letecké dopravy II.. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2003. ISBN 80-7194-521-8.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control: Technology and Control of Transport Systems (2014) Transportation and communications 2 Winter
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control: Technology and Control of Transport Systems (2013) Transportation and communications 2 Winter
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control: Logistics Technologies (2013) Transportation and communications 2 Winter
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control: Technology and Control of Transport Systems (2016) Transportation and communications 2 Winter
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control: Logistics Technologies (2016) Transportation and communications 2 Winter
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control: Logistics Technologies (2014) Transportation and communications 2 Winter