Simulations of Railway Operations
Abbreviation: SIMŽEPR Load: 30(L) + 0(E) + 0(LE) + 15(S) + 0(FLE) + 0(PEE)
Lecturers in charge: dr. sc. Marjana Petrović
Lecturers: Ivica Ljubaj mag. ing. traff. ( Seminar )
Matea Mikulčić mag. ing. traff. ( Seminar )
Course description: Classification of the simulation methods according to the level of details. Application of simulation methods at the micro level. Application of computer simulation in the process of planning new or adapting existing rail infrastructure. Simulation of the rail transport by using real models. Analysis of railway operation at the stations. Methods for testing the stability of railway timetable. Method for determining capacity utilization of the railway line and stations. Comparative analysis of effectiveness of train control system.
Lecture languages: en, hr
Compulsory literature:
1. Hansen, I.A., Pahl, J.: Railway Timetable & Traffic - Analysis - Modelling - Simulation, EURAIL PRESS 2008.
2. Programska dokumentacija za računalni program OpenTrack
Recommended literature:
3. Pachl, J.: Railway Operation and Control 2nd edition, VTD Rail Publishing, Mountlake Terrace, USA, 2009.
4. Traffic Analysis Toolbox Volume III: Guidelines for Applying Traffic Microsimulation Modeling Software, FHA, 2004
5. PTV VISUM 14 - manual, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2014
L - Lectures
E - Exercises
LE - Laboratory exercises
S - Seminar
FLE - Practical foreign language exercises
PEE - Physical education excercises
* - Not graded