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CEE 409 - Railroad Track Engineering

Last offered Fall 2021

Official Description

Railroad track engineering concepts including track component and system design, construction, evaluation, maintenance, load distribution, and wheel-rail interaction. Design and analysis tools for railroad track engineering and maintenance. Field trip to observe railroad track system and components. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310.

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Course Description

This course examines railroad track engineering concepts including track component and system design, construction, evaluation, maintenance, load distribution, and wheel-rail interaction. Design and analysis tools for railroad track engineering and maintenance are also covered in this course.

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours

Prerequisites

A course in Transportation Engineering (CEE 310).

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Railroad Track EngineeringOL375871ONL31400 - 1520 T R     J. Riley Edwards
Conrad Ruppert, Jr
Railroad Track EngineeringOL458940ONL41400 - 1520 T R     Conrad Ruppert, Jr
J. Riley Edwards
Railroad Track EngineeringTW353743LCD31400 - 1520 T R  1311 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg  Conrad Ruppert, Jr
J. Riley Edwards
Railroad Track EngineeringTW454557LCD41400 - 1520 T R  1311 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg  Conrad Ruppert, Jr
J. Riley Edwards