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Urban Transport systems face many challenges due to growing levels of congestion and rising levels of environmental, social and safety problems.
This subject will use the systems approach as a framework for developing the key skills that need to acquired to develop and implement new transport technologies that can improve the sustainability of urban transport systems.
This course will focus on how new technologies can be integrated with existing transport services to improve accessibility, health and safety. Key skills will be attained in the areas of data collection and processing, modelling and evaluation.
Intended learning outcomes
Generate alternative solutions to meet transport users needs
- Conduct investigations for identifying and formulating problems
- Apply knowledge of basic science and engineering fundamentals
- Evaluate design and transport technologies based on economic, social and environmental outcomes delivered
- Review literature through the competent use of the library and other information sources
- Use the systems approach to design and operational performance
- Appreciate theoretical and analytical concepts related to transport technologies
- Understand the interrelationship of ideas and technologies in multi-disciplinary science
- Communicate solutions via a written report.
Last updated: 29 October 2020