Rozelle - Sydney
There is a great deal of infrastructure in the rail corridor which is not part of the track itself but are essential parts of the railway system. That infrastructure includes bridges, buildings, platforms, substations, drainage systems, etc. The broader purpose of track engineering includes the maintenance of such items of infrastructure, so it is important to be able to identify and classify defects which can occur in them.
|Unit name||Associated Infrastructure|
|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||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. List and describe the range of non-track infrastructure in a typical railway;
2. Explain the sources of loads to which non-track infrastructure may be subjected;
3. Describe, categorise and evaluate defects in non-track infrastructure;
4. Deduce appropriate responses to defects and determine repair methods;
5. Discuss the process to investigate a structure incident and determine a response.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution||Grandfathered Student Contribution||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution||Domestic Full Fee|
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1 x lecture 120 minutes weekly, 1 x tutorial 120 minutes weekly
AT1 Short answer written responses 50%
AT2 Online discussion forum 50%
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