232.029 Railway-simulation
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, SE, 2.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form
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Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to use the basics of the software package "OPENTRACK" of ETH Zurich for operational simulation for railways (www.opentrack.ch). With the learned basics of the simulation software interested persons can carry out further project work for applications in railway engineering.

Subject of course

Introduction in computer-aided solving of questions of railway-operation

Teaching methods

Mandatory introductory lecture for all seminar participants. If participation in the introductory lecture is not possible, participation in the seminar will be refused.

Dates are available for the seminar day. The seminar day takes place in the offices of the Research Department for Railways, Transport Economics and Cableways.

For the registration and the participation in the seminar railway simulation the completion of the course Eisenbahnwesen 2 VO (LVA 230.039) or Hochleistungsbahnen VO (LVA 232.033) is presupposed.


Mode of examination


Additional information

Zuordnung im Masterstudium Bauingenieurwesen (Studienkennzahl: 066 505):
Modul 2 der Vertiefungsrichtung Verkehr & Mobilität;
Modul 3 der anderen Vertiefungsrichtungen

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Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.at/fileadmin/Assets/dienstleister/Datenschutz_und_Dokumentenmanagement/Plagiarism.pdf



Examination modalities

Submission of a protocol of results and final discussion

Group dates

Bahnsimulation Gruppe 3Wed09:00 - 16:3013.05.2020 Räumlichkeiten des Instituts232.029 Railway-simulation Bahnsimulation Gruppe 3
Bahnsimulation Gruppe 4Thu09:00 - 16:3014.05.2020 Räumlichkeiten des Instituts232.029 Railway-simulation Bahnsimulation Gruppe 4

Course registration

Use Group Registration to register.


The student must have at least 1 of the course(s) completed listed below:

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Bahnsimulation Gruppe 110.02.2020 09:0008.05.2020 09:01
Bahnsimulation Gruppe 210.02.2020 09:0008.05.2020 09:01
Bahnsimulation Gruppe 310.02.2020 09:0008.05.2020 09:01
Bahnsimulation Gruppe 410.02.2020 09:0008.05.2020 09:01



Pachl, J.: Systemtechnik des Schienenverkehrs. 4. Aufl., Verlag B.G. Teubner 2004, 282 S., 163 Abb., EUR 33,90 ISBN 3-519-36383-6, Library of Congress Control No.: 12433028

Previous knowledge

See Preconditions

Preceding courses

Accompanying courses