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Contemporary Issues of Transport Science, Engineering and Technology

Major – Technology of Transport Facilities

Qualification (degree) – Master

Course modules (units, topics):

The course consists of the following units and topics:

1. Introduction.

Topics: Classification of transport and transport technological systems. Factors of systems development. Geotransport resources and their renewability.

2. Analysis of the state-of-the-art of world and Russian transport science.

Topics: Transport as an economy sub-system. Generation of demand in the market of freight and passenger traffic. Function of supply of transportation services. Energy-efficiency of transport. Environmental issues of transport. Sources and preconditions of the development of transport, transport systems, and transport science.

3. Guidelines and trends of the development of rail road and automobile rolling stock, transport technologies, repair production facilities and maintenance service.  

Topics: Impact of the market economy’s cyclicality on the transport infrastructure capacity. Adaptation of the capacity of transport systems to changes in the capacity of freight and passenger traffic. Modern methods of the development of transport and transport technological systems. General characteristic of rail road and automobile rolling stock. Progressive methods of organization and engineering of technical and running repairs.

4. Problems of transport maintenance, improvement of machine operational reliability, and design and operation of repair facilities.

Topics: Systems approach in logistics. Modern control technologies of logistical flow parameters. Basics of the rail road structural technology. Peculiarities and problems of interaction of different transport types in transportation hubs. Impact of operational reliability of machines on the quality of industrial and public transport services. Organizational tasks to improve operational reliability of rolling stock.

Activities:

  1. Teacher-led group activities in a classroom;
  2. Extracurricular self-study of the teacher’s assignments and tasks, including the use of educational facilities (obligatory);
  3. Tutorials.

Total – 72 hours

Total credit points – 2

Lectures - 18

Practicals – 18/4И

Midterm assessment – pass/fail examination

Computer Technologies in Science, Business and Education

Major – Technology of Transport Facilities

Qualification (degree) – Master

Course modules (units, topics):

The course consists of the following units and topics:

1. Main definitions of modern computer technologies.

Topics. Main definitions of computer engineering and technology. Structured computer organization, technical specifications of modern computers. Classification of software. Primary areas of the use of system and applied programmes to solve transportation scheduling and control problems and transport sciences.

2. Basic elements of modern operational systems.

Topics: Definition of an operational system. Classification of modern operational systems. Basic performance capabilities of Windows OS. Structure of assistant programmes and utilities. Assurance of an efficient performance of a computer and peripheries, as well as data safety in Windows OS.

3. Solving scientific-technical problems of calculation, engineering and processing of experiments using numerical methods, programme complexes, and Excel tables.

Topics: Classification of problems of transportation facility design and transportation process parameter calculation. Overview of modern methods of transportation system research. Introduction to the experimental design theory. Statistical methods of experimental data analysis and experimental design. Features of the MatLab and MathCAD packages for solving problems of transportation facility design and transportation process parameter calculation. Features of the Statistica package for statistics processing. Solving transportation problems with numerical methods using Excel tables.

4. Mastering the system of text and graphic job processing.

Topics: Main functionability of the MS Word processor. Fundamentals of raster and vector graphic processors. Use of vector sketching and drawing processors. Basic rules and techniques to create a vector image. System of paper work standards. Study of a corporate standard of execution explanatory notes and graphic part of midterm and final projects.

5. Use of computer-based training systems.

Topics: Classification of computer-based training systems. Definition of an electronic textbook. Structure of an electronic textbook. Main features of electronic textbook development programmes. Multimedia training aids. Use of simulation modeling method and systems in the process of training. Overview of modern simulation modeling systems.

Activities:

  1. Teacher-led group activities in a classroom;
  2. Extracurricular self-study of the teacher’s assignments and tasks, including the use of educational facilities (obligatory);
  3. Tutorials.

Total – 108 hours

Total credit points – 3

Laboratory – 44/30И

Midterm assessment – pass/fail examination

Analytical and Numerical Methods in the Experiments Design and Engineering Analysis

Major – Technology of Transport Facilities

Qualification (degree) – Master

Course modules (units, topics):

The course consists of the following units and topics:

1. Experiment theory.

Topics. Introduction. Aims, objectives and methods of research. Theoretical framework of experiment planning and engineering analysis. Fundamentals of the theory of experiment planning, overall research sequence.

2. Active experiment.

Topics: Active experiment, complete factorial experiment: attractions, downsides, and applications. Building and analysis of the first-order mathematical model. Fractional factorial experiment: attractions, downsides, and applications. Second-order experiment plans; properties of experiment plans. Experimental methods of solving optimization problems.

3. Passive experiment.

Topics: Passive experiment: building and analysis of a mathematical model; applications of a passive experiment. Methods of expert assessment. Physical modeling basics. Assessment of accuracy and validity of research results.

Activities:

  1. Teacher-led group activities in a classroom;
  2. Extracurricular self-study of the teacher’s assignments and tasks, including the use of educational facilities (obligatory);
  3. Tutorials.

Total – 108 hours

Total credit points – 3

Practicals – 40/30И

Midterm assessment – examination

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