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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Transport Infrastructure Management
2. Subject name in Hungarian Közlekedési infrastruktúra menedzsment
3. Code BMEKOKKM228 4. Evaluation type mid-term grade 5. Credits 3
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (7) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 0 (0) 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 4 Homework 12
Reading written materials 34 Midterm preparation 12 Exam preparation 0
10. Department Department of Transport Technology and Economics
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Mészáros Ferenc
12. Lecturers Dr. Mészáros Ferenc
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
Transport infrastructure and corridor policy of the EU and Hungary, network development strategies and transport policy. Techniques for asset valuation and registration of transport infrastructure. Infrastructure operation and maintenance strategies, adaptation to climate change. Types of operation contracts, risk management techniques. Asset management methods in practice. Case studies related to transport infrastructure management.
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • the student is familiar with the infrastructure and corridor policy of the EU and Hungary, and the methods that can be used for the evaluation and efficient management of infrastructure. The student knows the climate challenges of the transport infrastructure.
B. Skills
  • the student is able to select an effective solution for infrastructure management and evaluate its results and impacts.
C. Attitudes
  • the student strives for completeness in the acquisition of knowledge, co-operates with the teacher and other students, is open to new and innovative ideas, researches, and uses information technology and computing tools for its work.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • the student makes responsible decisions on the efficient management of the infrastructure, asks for the professional opinions of others, and takes care of the challenges responsibly.
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
Requirements: successful completion (min. 50%) of the two midterms, report and submission of the seminar report. Weights of requirements in the mid-term grade: seminar reporting activity (1/3), two midterms (1/3-1/3).
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
There are retakes from 1st and 2nd midterms, the written report can be delayed completed till end of delayed completion period.
20. Learning materials
Related national and international scientific literature
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses