Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Railway INM 214 4 3 + 1 4 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. HAKAN GÜLER
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi İRFAN PAMUK, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi HAKAN ASLAN, Prof.Dr. HAKAN GÜLER,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Presenting and teaching the basic concepts, terminology and calculation of Railway Engineering.
Course Content Introduction into Railway Engineering, Traction, Geometric and Physical Standards, Gradients, Curves, Transition Curves, Track Layout, Superstructure, Construction.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 will be able to interpret the rail systems according to capacity, track and rolling stocks properties. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 will be able to calculate rail and wheel interaction. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 will be able to calculate traction and movement calculation. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 will be able to calculate the gradient lost. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing,
5 will be able to calculate the cant. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing,
6 will be able to design transition curve. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing,
7 will be able to analyze track capacity. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing,
8 will be able to calculate continuously and jointed rails applications. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing,
9 will be able to calculate switch and crossings calculations. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction Railway History
2 Railway Components and Their Functions
3 Rail-Wheel Interaction
4 Rail-Wheel Equilibrium
5 Traction and Movement Regime
6 Traction and Movement - Accelerating
7 Gradients
8 Cant
9 Transition Curves
10 Transition Curves
11 Track Capacity
12 Jointed Rails
13 Continuously Welded Rails
14 Switch and Crossings
Resources
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Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Comprehend science and advanced mathematics subjects fundamental to engineering; An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve civil engineering problems X
2 An ability to analyze and model civil engineering systems specific problems, identify and define the appropriate requirements for their solutions. X
3 An ability to design, implement and evaluate a civil engineering systems, component, process or program that meets specified requirements.
4 Use the techniques, skills, and modern tools of engineering effectively and correctly in engineering practice
5 An ability to gather/acquire, analyze, interpret data and make decisions to understand civil engineering problems
6 An ability to work effectively in inter- and in-disciplinary teams or individually.
7 An ability to communicate effectively in Turkish and English.
8 Recognition of the need for, and the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology and to engage in life-long learning.
9 An understanding of professional, legal, ethical and social issues and responsibilities related to computer engineering. X
10 Skills in project and risk management, awareness about importance of entrepreneurship, innovation and long-term development, and recognition of international standards and methodologies. X
11 An understanding about the impact of Civil  Engineering solutions in a global, environmental, societal and legal context while making decisions. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 10
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Proje / Tasarım 30
Total 100
1. Final 60
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 0 0
Quiz 2 0 0
Assignment 1 11 11
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 0 0
Final examination 1 2 2
Project / Design 1 0 0
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5