232.005 High performance railway engineering
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, SE, 2.0h, 2.0EC
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  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to conduct an international literature research on a special subject area. By working independently, students know the constitution, methodology and structure of a scientific work.

Subject of course

Students make their own work to one special issue.

Teaching methods

Depending on the topic, mainly literature research will be used.

Mode of examination


Additional information

You can inquire topics at any time at the Institute for Transport Sciences / Research Center for Railway Engineering, Traffic Economics and Ropeways.

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Examination modalities

For the examination: 1. to give a presentation of the topic 2. to write a paper of approx. 15-20 pages (also with English literature). 3. to conduct a final discussion (within the framework of the submission of the paper).

Course registration

Registration modalities

Inst. f. Eisenbahnwesen, Verkehrswirtschaft und Seilbahnen Ort: Persönlich



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

For the seminar no previous experience is required. The completion of the course railways is recommended.

Accompanying courses