CEE 511 - New Course
Last offered Fall 2022
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.