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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Railway technology
2. Subject name in Hungarian Vasúti üzemtan (PhD)
3. Code BMEKOKKD010 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 3
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (0) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
PhD Programme
8. Role
Specific course
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 90
Contact hours 28 Preparation for seminars 6 Homework 24
Reading written materials 6 Midterm preparation 16 Exam preparation 10
10. Department Department of Transport Technology and Economics
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Mándoki Péter
12. Lecturers Dr. Mándoki Péter
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
The role of railway stations in railway opertaion. Specific properties of railway infrastructure and vehicles. Shedule planning of passenger and freight transport. Organizing of rail transport, intermodality connection. Description of flat shunting technologies. Shunting yards. Creating a stationary work plan. Control of train traffic in different train transport technologies. Shedule planning. Planning of engine, trains and cres turns.
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • The student knows the characteristics and planning techniques of railway operation. 
B. Skills
  • Ability to dealing with creative problems in the field of transport and flexible solutions to complex tasks. Able to plan the railway opertaion (stations and lines). Able to working in a group, sharing tasks and managing them over time. 
C. Attitudes
  • Attitude: engages in professional and ethical values ​​related to the technical field, and works based on a system-oriented and process-oriented mindset, in a team-work.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • Make his decisions carefully, in consultation with representatives of other fields of expertise, with full responsibility.
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
Defendse of semester task and oral examination
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Unsuccessful task can be replaced during the replacement period
20. Learning materials
Uploaded materials to theMoodle System and the Department website.
Effective date 27 November 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses