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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Air Traffic Management (ATM)
2. Subject name in Hungarian Air Traffic Management (ATM)
3. Code BMEKOVRM224 4. Evaluation type mid-term grade 5. Credits 3
6. Weekly contact hours 1 (3) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 1 (4) Lab
7. Curriculum
Transportation Engineering MSc (K)
8. Role
Specialization (sp) at Transportation Engineering MSc (K)
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 90
Contact hours 28 Preparation for seminars 9 Homework 0
Reading written materials 47 Midterm preparation 6 Exam preparation 0
10. Department Department of Aeronautics and Naval Architectures
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Rohács Dániel
12. Lecturers Dr. Rohács Dániel, Gál István
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
DEFINITION OF ATM - History and evolution of Air Traffic Management. The need for Air Traffic Management. ATM in the complete Air Traffic System.
BASIC ELEMENTS - The structure of air traffic. International rules and laws. Air Traffic Flow Management. Air Traffic Control. Air Space Management
THE LIMITATIONS OF CURRENT SYSTEM - The history of air traffic growing. Industry crises and their effects. Important traffic hubs and routes. Structure and evolution of air traffic.
FUTURE OBJECTIVES AND DOCUMENTS - Traffic analysis and forecasting. Single European Sky. SESAR projects. Clean Sky projects. FligthPath 2050.
ADVANCED AND FUTURE SYSTEMS - Separating and collision avoidance systems. Augmented Reality systems. Development of Remote Tower projects. Slot and take-off management. Workload and stress measurement methods.
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
During labor courses students become familiar with the basic processes and future developments, especially with rTower and stress monitoring methods.
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • Knows and understands the basic methods and necessities of Air Traffic Management. 
  • Knows the system of ATM and its subprocesses, related methods and technologies, and their capabilities. 
  • Get familiar with the current important research areas and objectives, and with actual projects.
B. Skills
  • Based on the knowledge above the student can master the deeper, more specific knowledge of ATM activities and subprocesses quickly and easily.
C. Attitudes
  • Interested, responsive.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility


18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
Performing laboratory practice and 1 mid-term exam (measuring the theoretical knowledge). The final grade is the result of the mid-term exam.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Retake possibility of a laboratory excercise or the mid-term exam
20. Learning materials
The presentation about the lectures
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for 2023/2024 semester I