DESIGN OF URBAN TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE AND MASS TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

Course Information
TitleΣΧΕΔΙΑΣΜΟΣ ΑΣΤΙΚΩΝ ΣΥΓΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑΚΩΝ ΥΠΟΔΟΜΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΜΕΣΩΝ ΜΑΖΙΚΗΣ ΜΕΤΑΦΟΡΑΣ / DESIGN OF URBAN TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE AND MASS TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
CodeΓ48
FacultyEngineering
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorSokratis Basbas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20001007

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

Registered students: 19
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Geodesy and SurveyingElective Courses956
Cadastre, Photogrammetry and CartographyElective Courses956
Transportation and Hydraulic EngineeringCompulsory Courses956

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
20052125
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
Understanding the characteristics of the system concerning pedestrians and vehicular traffic in the urban environment. Understanding the interrelation of the land-use / transport systems. Learning the content and methodology of traffic and parking management study. Learning the organization and implementation of measurements and surveys on transport projects and services. Understanding the operation of networks and systems for the exploitation of urban mass transportation systems. Learning the design, implementation and evaluation of measures and policies for the rational planning of transport infrastructure and mass transportation systems in the urban environment. Understanding the provisions of Highway Code for pedestrians, bicyclists, vehicles, parking and signing.
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 international context
  • 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)
Elements of urban highway engineering. Traffic calming measures. Design of infrastructure dedicated to Public Transport. Pedestrianization. Traffic management in high-density built-up areas. Techniques of parking management and control. Case studies. Infrastructure, rolling stock and urban mass transport system operation. Legislative, organizational and financing framework of urban mass transport system in Greece and in Europe. Design of networks and systems of urban mass transport system operation. Measurements and computations of operational elements of urban mass transportation and connection with the users of the suburban mass transportation system.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
Fieldwork39
Reading Assigment12
Total90
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Διαχείριση Κυκλοφορίας, Φραντζεσκάκης Ιωάννης Μ.,Πιτσιάβα - Λατινοπούλου Μαγδαληνή Χ.,Τσαμπούλας Δημήτριος Α. Βιβλίο [9720]
Last Update
19-09-2013