RAIL TRANSPORT

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Code
90490
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
5 credits during the 2nd year of 10377 SAFETY ENGINEERING FOR TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS AND PRODUCTION (LM-26) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ICAR/05
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SAFETY ENGINEERING FOR TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS AND PRODUCTION)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course describes the main aspects related to the rail transport with a particular attention to the practical applications and operational issues of the sector. The major trends of development and technological innovation are analyzed as well as the main research topics according to the vision of the main rail stakeholders at European level.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to provide the basic knowledge about the characteristics of rail transport systems both from the technical and functional point of view. A focus on the relevant sustainability is also provided.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

At the end of the course, the student will be able:

  • to demonstrate his/her knowledge on technical aspects and operational issues of rail transport;
  • to describe the main technological innovation and future development scenarios of the sector;
  • to interact with companies that operate in the sector.

PREREQUISITES

None

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures and seminars from experts

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

  • Introduction and basic concepts of rail transport
  • Operation
  • Interoperability
  • Signalling
  • High-speed and metro lines
  • Present and future of European research on rail transport

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: To fix an appointment email to angela.difebbraro@unige.it.

Exam Board

ANGELA DI FEBBRARO (President)

ALICE CONSILVIO

DAVIDE GIGLIO

NICOLA SACCO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures and seminars from experts

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The oral examination is intended to evaluate the student knowledge about the topics addressed during the course, and her/his capabilities of discussing them.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
20/12/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale
12/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
27/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
15/02/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
07/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
14/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
29/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
12/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
08/09/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale