Railway information and communication systems

Course Description

This course introduces topics relevant for safety of railway traffic and their influence and importance for safety improvement. Analysis of state-of-the-art systems for railway traffic control, based on discrete event system theory and mathematical programming, is presented. Reliability of signaling and safety equipment is investigated. Principles of European railway traffic management system are described and analyzed.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate spec. study

Literature

Gregor Theeg, Enrico Anders, Sergeĭ Valentinovich Vlasenko (2009.), Railway Signalling & Interlocking,
Vassilios A. Profillidis (2006.), Railway Management and Engineering, Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

For students

General

ID 155016
  Winter semester
6 ECTS
L1 English Level