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Faculty of Transportation and Traffic Sciences Friedrich List, Institute of Railway Systems and Public Transport

How a German Technical University interacts with the (Railway) Industry


- Some Overall Aspects - Railway-related Courses of Study

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Fengler Technische Universitt Dresden Germany


http://www.bahnanlagen.tu-dresden.de

Cooperation of Industry and University

Co - Determination

University

Education & Research

Industry

Associated Marketing Companies

Private Sector Activities

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Details of Cooperation
Guest Lecture Lectureship, Honorary Professorship Exkursion, Practical Work Student Research Project, Diploma Thesis Appointment to a Professorship

University

Endowed Chair Research Contract Research Cooperation Cooperation Treaty Creation of new Study Courses

Industry

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Studying (Railway) Transport in Germany


Studying (Railway) Transport at TU Dresden (Status Quo)
Mechanical Engineering Civil Engineering
Rolling Stock

Railway Infrastructure Transport Planning & Engineering (incl. Railway Infr.) Traffic & Transport Telematics (incl. Signall. & Safety) Transport Systems & Logistics (incl. Railway Op) Electrical Railway Systems Advanced Courses

Transport Engineering
Basic Courses

Studying (Railway) in Germany elsewhere


Mechan. / Electr. Engineering Civil Engineering
Basic Courses
Ref.: www.eis enbahnlehre.org

Rolling Stock, Power Supply

Railway Infrastructure, Operation, Signalling & Safety Advanced Courses

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but do we provide a Railway Engineer ?

who deals with all kinds of guided transport systems not only railways who knows about the whole system and its complexity who is (more or less) specialised in one or several subsystems
Railway Operation

Infrastructure
alternat ivly: Railway Systems Engineer Transportation Systems Engineer Guided Transport Engineer

Vehicle

Permanent Way Technical Equipment Signalling & Safety Telecommunications Traction Power Supply 50 Hz Facilities ...

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Who needs Railway Engineers ?

Potential Employers (at home and abroad) Railway Companies or Local / Regional Transport Companies
e.g.: Deutsche Bahn: approx. 100 employments per year

Railway Industry
complains a lack of graduates with railway knowledge

Consulting Engineers Supervisory Bodies Other Authorities and Mandating Bodies for Local and Regional Transport Organisations (Assoc. of Transportation Companies, of Railway Industry, )

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Our Change for the better: a) New Structure of the Faculty Transportation and Traffic Sciences at TU Dresden
Institute of Traffic Planning and Road Traffic (5 Prof) Institute of Automotive Engineering (3 Prof) Institute for Traffic Communications Engineering (3 Prof) Institute of Logistics and Aviation (4 Prof) Institute of
Transportation Economics
(5 Prof)

Institute of Railway Systems and Public Transport (4 Prof) Planning and Design of Railway Infrastructure Rail and Public Urban Transport Signalling and Transport Safety Technology Transportation Systems Engineering

Institute of Railway Vehicles and Railway Technology (3 Prof) - Rail Vehicle Technology - Electric Railways - Vehicle Modelling and Simulation

(since 2006)

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Our Change for the better: b) Master Course Guided Transport Engineering

Todays situation Guided Transport Engineering M.Sc.


(starting 10 / 2008)

Upcoming
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Overview of the Study Structure (M.Sc.)


Master Thesis Master of Guided Transport Engineering (4 Semester) Specialisation Mass Transit & Regional Transport Railway Infrastructure & Railway Construction

Guided Transport Telematics

Railway Operation

Signalling, Safety & Control

Basics of Guided Transport Engineering / Advanced Theoretical Basics

Bachelor (6 Semester)

adequate Bachelor of Engineering Sciences (B.Sc.) Civil, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering; Physics, Computer Sciences, Geograhics

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Study Structure in Detail


Master Thesis Advanced Seminar ( Integrated Project / Softskills ) MT Op. Planning & Ctrl Railway Op Plan. & Ctrl Pl.& Design of Equipment Adv Modeling& Simulation Process Chains in MT Process Chains in PublTr Specs&Tech of Route Ctrl Positioning & Navigation Construct. & Maintenance of Sub- & Superstructure Performance Analysis MT Performance Analysis Safety Science Automation Systems Modelling & Calculation of Sub- & Superstructure Safe Circuits, Computers & Communications Planning & Design of R.I. Transportation Logistics LCC & Quality Management Law of Plannings,Ecology Reliability & Availability Mass Transit & Regional Transport Railway Operation Specialisation Signalling & Safety Guided Transport Telematics Railway Infrastructure & Railway Construction

(1 of all and additional modules)

Operations Planning in Railway Operations Transportation Systems (Basics) (Basics)

Signalling & Safety (Basics)

Guided Transport Telematics (Basics)

Railway Infrastructure & Construction, (Basics)

Railway Vehicles, El. Power Supply (Basics)

Basics of Guided Transport Engineering

(for all)

Advanced Mathematics Microeconomics & Project Management Theory of Transport Systems Computer Sciences and Applications for Engineers Scientific Advanced Basics (for all)

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