Transportation Systems

Course Information
TitleΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΑ ΜΕΤΑΦΟΡΩΝ / Transportation Systems
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000220

Programme of Study: PPS TMĪMATOS POLITIKŌN MĪCΗANIKŌN (2018-2019)

Registered students: 131
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses844
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses844
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses844
Division of Transport and Project ManagementCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)844

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΣ2100
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon the successful completion of the course, τηε students will be able: • to describe the basic characteristics of transportation systems and logistics and supply chain management systems and apply the systematic approach to transport, • to know the organization of the transportation system at the national, trans-European and international level and the role of combined transport, cargo unification, new technologies, and freight terminals, • to understand the terms of competition in freight transport in Greece, • to have the basic skills of designing, organizing, and managing warehouses, and • to design accessible transport chains for People with Disabilities (PwD).
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Transport systems, basic characteristics. The application of systems approach in transport. The concept of Logistics system, basic data, actors and relationships among them. Organization of transport system in national and intro-european level. Intermodal transport packing and unitization of loads. Freight transport in EU and role of new technologies. Competition terms in freight transport in Greece. Organization of terminal stations. Organization of warehouses. Mobility and people with disabilities.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
  • Power Point Presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Power point presentations Presentation of informative material in terms of movie files Utilisation of learning platform.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment391.4
Written assigments311.1
Student Assessment
Written tests Writing of an optional brief study
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Εισαγωγή στα συστήματα μεταφορών Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2003 Συγγραφείς: Sussman Joseph, (επιμ) Σχινάς Ορέστης, Παπαδημητρίου Ευστράτιος
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