Rozelle - Sydney
Ultimately it is the trains that provide the service that customers of the railway require, and that service must be speedy, on-time and cost-effective. Anything that interferes with the smooth operation of trains causes negative ripple effects which can in time ruin an otherwise successful business. To be able to contribute effectively to track engineering, you will need to be able to demonstrate confidence in dealing with the many interfaces between parts of a railway, especially when it comes to dealing with railway incidents. Careful timetabling is central to meeting client needs, as is the management of incidents and dealing with the many interfaces between parts of a railway, which disrupt operations. For an electrified railway, the role of the traction system and its infrastructure are an integral part of operations.
|Unit name||Application of Track Engineering|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
Martin Murray & Michael Hickey
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Semester 1||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
1. Prepare a train plan for opposing train movements;
2. Identify and manage responsibilities in a railway business and incidents that can disrupt train operations;
3. Explain the process for conducting a preliminary investigation of a train derailment;
4. Identify and describe the maintenance/reliability interface issues in a railway that can be caused by overhead traction systems and the different types of signalling systems.
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Lecture x 120 minutes weekly, 1 x 120 tutorial weekly
AT1 Short answer written responses 10%
AT2 Written report 60%
AT3 Spreadsheet analysis 30%
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