CEE 598 RTD - Railway Terminal Design & Oper

Fall 2020

Railway Terminal Design & OperCEE598RTD43789S241100 - 1220 M W  2310 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg C. Tyler Dick

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in civil and environmental engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

CEE 408 or CEE 409 or CEE 411 or permission of instructor. Students learn details of the design, operations planning, management and optimization of the terminal facilities required for the railway network to function as an efficient freight transportation system. Focus is on design of classification yards, intermodal facilities and bulk terminals, and how these facilities are organized into a network to provide different types of freight transportation service. Course includes a classification yard semester design project and field trip to observe a railway terminal facility.