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CEE 408 - Railroad Transportation Engrg

Fall 2017

Railroad Transportation EngrgONL56680ONL -     Christopher P. L. Barkan

Course Description

This course covers 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.

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours


A course in Transportation Engineering (CEE 310).

Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering