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Valid for year : 2013
TNK103 Analysis of Communication and Transport Systems, 6 ECTS credits.
/Analys av kommunikations- och transportsystem/

For:   KTS  


Prel. scheduled hours: 38
Rec. self-study hours: 122

  Area of Education: Technology

Main field of studies: Transportation Systems Engineering

  Advancement level (G1, G2, A): A

The purpose of the course is to gain insights into traffic, logistics and telecommunication systems by the means of project work. The project cover problem definition, choice of methodology and analysis. The aim is that the student, after finalizing the course, be able to:
  • Formulate a problem specification based on a problem description
  • Find and digest literature relevant for the project
  • Analyse problems in the area of telecommunication and transportation from a quantitative perspective
  • Use problem specific methods for the analysis of a defined problem
  • Plan a project, write documentations and perform project evaluations
  • Perform and evaluate a traffic, logistics of telecommunication project
  • Present results in writing and in an oral presentation

Prerequisites: (valid for students admitted to programmes within which the course is offered)
Planning and simulation of traffic systems or Logistics networks and transports or Data communication and the Internet

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshhold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

The course is project-based. The course has the same administration for the three topic areas. The course has a common introductory lecture and common project presentations. All other parts is handled by group individual supervision.

Course contents:
Project: formulation of project plan, specification and literature studies
Other course specific content is depending on the different project descriptions, which are provided at the start of the course

Course literature:
Literature suggestions are provided for each project

Project work

Course language is English.
Department offering the course: ITN.
Director of Studies: Fredrik Persson
Examiner: Clas Rydergren
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Last updated: 02/20/2017