Postgraduate Courses

  • Postgraduate Program Title: Engineering Project Management
  • School of Civil Engineering

  • Spring Semester

  • Compulsory Course

  • Attending Students (approximately): 30

  • Topics:

    • Basic Economic Principles and Elements of Microeconomic theory
    • Cost-Benefit analysis
    • Project Evaluation in the Public and Private Sector
    • Project Financing
  • Teaching Period: 2014-now

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  • Postgraduate Program Title: Planning, Organization and Management of Transport Systems
  • School of Civil Engineering

  • Spring Semester

  • Compulsory Course

  • Attending Students (approximately): 20

  • Topics:

    • Transport Demand Models 
    • Demand and Supply functions and systems approach to transport analysis
    • Basic principles and parameters in developing analytical models and demand predictions
    • The classic 4-step analysis methodology for demand predictions. Discussion of the models for each step
    • Transport demand models and discrete choice – mode choice
    • Stochastic approaches and advanced discrete choice
    • Simulation approaches and time-series predictions in transport
    • Traffic assignment: algorithms and optimal routing
    • Network equilibrium and dynamic traffic assignment
    • Selection (development and use) of freight demand models
    • Computer models for transport systems
    • Application of transport demand using computer software
  • Teaching Period: 2014-2017

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  • Postgraduate Program Title: Planning, Organization and Management of Transport Systems
  • School of Civil Engineering

  • Spring Semester

  • Compulsory Course

  • Attending Students (approximately): 20

  • Topics:

    • Specifications of feasibility studies for transport projects
    • Basic concepts and elements in transport economics
    • Analysis of cost: categories of cost, cost and the size of production units, marginal cost, opportunity cost
    • Fundamental economic concepts in transport: value of time, accident cost, external cost. Road pricing and user charging in transport projects: Types and methods of pricing, urban tolls, shadow tolls
    • Valuation of cost and benefit elements of transportation projects and systems. Categories of cost (construction, maintenance, operation etc.). Categories of benefits (time savings, reduction of operational cost etc.)
    • Cost – Benefit Analysis (CBA)
    • Financial analysis of transport projects and systems
    • Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)
    • Multi-criteria Analysis (MCA). SWOT Analysis
    • Presentation of investment plans from representative of an organization responsible for the development and management of transportation systems
    • Evaluation of transport projects and systems: case studies
    • Infrastructure financing tools
  • Teaching Period: 2013-2017

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  • Postgraduate Program Title: Planning, Organization and Management of Transport Systems
  • School of Civil Engineering

  • Spring Semester

  • Compulsory Course

  • Attending Students (approximately): 20

  • Topics:

    • Information Technology in the field of transport and the intelligent transport Systems: Basic meanings, Definitions, Involved Technology, Unification, Historical Evolution, prospects
    • ITS Architecture of the USA and the European Approach. Design, Analysis of Needs and Users' Services, the study and realization of telematic Systems. Formation Principles of Architectural Telematic Systems
    • The interaction of information technology and organizational, legal and statutory matters
    • Worldwide defining systems (GPS, Glonass, Galilleo) and their applications on transport
    • Electronic toll collection and smart cards
    • Smart Substructure - Examples of Applications
    • Smart Vehicles - Examples of Applications
    • The applications of information society on road safety
    • Circulation Management Systems on motorways
    • Information Systems for the public
    • Systems for special categories of movers and design principles of transport systems for all
  • Teaching Period: 2014-2017

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