CEG8417 : Field Class - Transport
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Mr Roger Bird
- Lecturer: Dr Neil Thorpe
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Off Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To provide an understanding of how Transport policy and systems are applied in practice. To see European perspectives on Transport, and understand how different cultures and governances affect the development, delivery and operation of transport systems.
This module comprises a residential field trip to Karlsruhe and other cities in the west of Germany. During the trip a series of lectures are delivered by experts from local companies, local authorities and transport operators. Technical visits are arranged in parallel with the lectures.
Outline Of Syllabus
Lectures on German transport policy and planning at national, regional and local level; research and development of microsimulation and its application to vehicles and pedestrians; transport systems management; environmental impact of transport; and development and operation of public transport systems. Technical visits to public transport operators, transport authorities and other transport systems.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||2:00||2:00||Revision for exam|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||2:00||2:00||Exam|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Fieldwork||9||8:00||72:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||24:00||24:00||Includes background reading and reading of lecture notes for a full understanding of the material|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Field based work will be used to make notes on relevant policy, practice and other observations.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Exam to test knowledge and understanding of systems and practices seen on the field trip.