As part of this module, the students get to know the interrelationships in the railway system between vehicles, infrastructure and railway service in the context of energy supply and efficiency. They understand the reasons why railways play an important role as a sustainable and environmentally friendly means of transport in the context of the so-called traffic transition. Furthermore, the generation, calculation and avoidance of rail traffic noise, which is considered to be the biggest environmental problem of the railways, is discussed in more detail.
The following topics are covered in the lecture:
The lecture and exercise documents are available online in the ISIS portal of the TU Berlin.
This course has a scope of 3 ECTS / 2 weekly semester hours. The current module description can be found in the Moses account.
The examination is carried out through an oral examination.
In other courses, this course can usually be included as an elective or additional subject in accordance with the respective study and examination regulations.