TRANSPORT ECONOMICS

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΤΩΝ ΜΕΤΑΦΟΡΩΝ / TRANSPORT ECONOMICS
CodeΓ34
FacultyEngineering
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorSokratis Basbas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000993

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Rural and Surveing Engineering

Registered students: 28
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Geodesy and SurveyingElective Courses745
Cadastre, Photogrammetry and CartographyElective Courses745
Transportation and Hydraulic EngineeringCompulsory Courses745

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
20052118
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Learning the basic concepts of transport economics. Understanding the demand characteristics for transport services and the concept of demand elasticity. Understanding the concept of external cost in the transport sector as well as its internalization. Learning the basic stages of a feasibility and economic viability study for transport projects. Learning of discounted cash flow techniques. Learning of sensitivity analysis. Learning the basic characteristics of national and european economic policy in the transport sector.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Fundamental concepts and relations in the transport sector: demand, offer and their interrelations, determination of cost for the implementation and operation of transportation systems. Methods of the determination of cost. Elements for the evaluation of investments in the transport sector using cost benefit analysis and multi-criteria analysis. Elements of national and European economic policy in the transport sector
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Laboratory Work39
Tutorial39
Total117
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination (70% of the total grading) and examination of the essay (30% of the total grading).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Εισαγωγή στην οικονομική των μεταφορών, Σαμπράκος Ευάγγελος Α. Βιβλίο [22748]
Additional bibliography for study
Οικονομική των Μεταφορών, Προφυλλίδης Βασίλειος. Βιβλίο
Last Update
19-09-2013