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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Engineering of transport automation systems
2. Subject name in Hungarian Közlekedésautomatikai rendszerek tervezése
3. Code BMEKOKAM234 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 6
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (11) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 3 (17) 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 180
Contact hours 70 Preparation for seminars 25 Homework 34
Reading written materials 41 Midterm preparation 0 Exam preparation 10
10. Department Department of Control for Transportation and Vehicle Systems
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Sághi Balázs
12. Lecturers Dr. Sághi Balázs, Dr. Bede Zsuzsa, Dr. Tettamanti Tamás, Lövétei István, Dr. Varga István
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
Air transport:
Airline side operation of civil air traffic management, softwares, practice.
Daily maintenance and operation theory of civil aircrafts.
Complex process design knowledge in civil aviation control.
Softwares of the air traffic control, its input and output data, HMI.
Automation systems at the airport.
The ground handling processes.
Planning of the airside operation.

Road transport:
Modelling and controlling the road traffic by MATLAB-SIMULINK.
Microscopic modelling of the road traffic by VISSIM simulator, realization of high level modelling techniques by programming VISSIM-COM-MATLAB.
Application of the QGIS software to perform basic geoinformatics tasks.
Macroscopic modelling of the road traffic by VISUM simulator.

Rail transport:
Design steps in the field of interlocking and connected systems. Levels, structures, forms and notation of plans (Tender Plan, Authorozation Plan, Preliminary Plan, Construction Plan, Documents for the Operators, User Guides).
Safety processes and approval procedures during the development and the implementation of interlocking and train controlling systems.
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
Individual design plan.
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge


B. Skills
  • capable of breaking down a project task into elements based on specification
  • is able to design a development process
  • is able to track and document a development process
C. Attitudes
  • is open to independently carry out development tasks
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • is able to make responsible decisions in a development project
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
For signature: submission of the completed and documented work. During the verbal exam the work will be presented by the student. The presentation determines the final grade.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
The individual task cannot be delayed completed.
20. Learning materials
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses