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CEE 408 ONC - Railroad Transportation Engrg

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

Principles and analysis of railroad transportation efficiency, economics, energy, and engineering; effect on production and markets. Railroad infrastructure; locomotive and rolling stock design, function, and operation. Computation of train speed, power, and acceleration requirements; railway traffic control and signaling. Quantitative analytical tools for rail-transportation decision-making and optimization. Field trip to observe railroad infrastructure, equipment and operations. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310.

Special Instructions:

Students in this section will complete this course completely online except for the following which must be completed on-campus: Exams (will be completed in the classroom with the instructor/TA), Homework/exam sessions, Office Hours. Contact Becky Stillwell (rborden@illinois.edu), Meg Griffin (mgriffn@illinois.edu), and the course instructor for permission to register.

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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