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Course title -
Course code KTRD/PZZDP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Seidlová Andrea, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Different categories of goods. Goods as a cargo. Goods properties. Goods assessment. Packaging and materials for packaging. Transportation properties of conventional general cargo. Kinds of conventional general cargo. Transportation properties of bulk cargo. Kinds of bulk cargo. Liquid cargo and gases. Cargo with particular properties - wood, refrigerated cargo, animals. Cargo for Ro-Ro technology. Dangerous goods. Goods as a global market comodity.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Demonstration
Learning outcomes
The main goal of this course is to introduce different kinds, properties and behaviour of goods in generall and during transport.
After completing the course, students are able to identify and describe different kinds of goods. They are also able to determine properities and behaviour of goods relevant to transportation by different transport means.

Assessment methods and criteria
Home assignment evaluation

By granting of credit it is approved that student of present form study has been attended in required measure of obligatory education and accomplished the requests that were set as conditions for granting. The conditions of granting are set by the teacher. The examination (form, content, duration) is set in accordance with Educational and Examinational Code of UPa.
Recommended literature
  • D-Test. Praha.
  • Packaging: odborný časopis pro obaly, logistiku a transport. Praha.
  • Cvrček. Zbožíznalství I, II.. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-7168-935-1.

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: Logistics Technologies (2016) Transportation and communications 2 Winter