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CEE 511 - New Course

Last offered Fall 2022

Official Description

Geometric design, operations planning and optimization of terminal facilities required for the railway network to function as an efficient freight transportation system. Design of classification yards, intermodal facilities and bulk terminals, and organization of these facilities into an optimal freight transportation network. Horizontal yard track layout and turnout configurations; railcar rolling resistance, speed control and vertical profile design and simulation; railcar distribution, locomotive and crew assignment models. Design project covering a typical railroad terminal development. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: CEE 408 or CEE 409 or CEE 411.

Related Faculty

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Railway Terminal Design & OpsONL77440ONL4 -    C. Tyler Dick
Railway Terminal Design & OpsRR77439LCD41100 - 1220 M W  2310 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg C. Tyler Dick