232.032 Public transport
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, VO, 1.5h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Starting from the basic concepts the special requirements that must be considered for planning, for the design, construction, and operation of public transport (ÖPNV), will be discussed in more detail. On the content include the identification of the need for traffic, driving dynamics and operational bases and the determination of performance. Other significant aspects relating to network design and planning of station facilities. Besides the classic railway systems also alternative systems will be discussed. To establish a current to the practice, a part of this course will be held by external contributors. In addition, the learned theory is illustrated in the context of an excursion to projects in Vienna.

Subject of course

definitions, principles of engineering, system analysis, innovations in public transport, planning principles

Additional information

For organizational reasons you will be asked to sign up for these LVA in TISS!



Course dates

13:30 - 17:0001.10.2018 - 05.10.2018Seminarraum 212-232 - mündl. Prüfung BI Public transport
Public transport - Single appointments
Mon01.10.201813:30 - 17:00Seminarraum 212-232 - mündl. Prüfung BI Public transport
Tue02.10.201813:30 - 17:00Seminarraum 212-232 - mündl. Prüfung BI Public transport
Wed03.10.201813:30 - 17:00Seminarraum 212-232 - mündl. Prüfung BI Public transport
Thu04.10.201813:30 - 17:00Seminarraum 212-232 - mündl. Prüfung BI Public transport
Fri05.10.201813:30 - 17:00Seminarraum 212-232 - mündl. Prüfung BI Public transport
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

The performance test is based on a written examination.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.09.2018 09:00 30.09.2018 23:59 30.09.2018 23:59

Registration modalities

Um sowohl für die Vorlesung als auch für die Exkursion planen zu können, melden Sie sich bitte für diese LVA an!



The documents for the lecture (handouts of presentations or a script) are downloadable in TISS in the lecture week.

Handbuch ÖPNV Schwerpunkt Österreich (2016), Wolfgang Rollinger, Norbert Ostermann
ISBN: 978-3-87154-550-4

Previous knowledge

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

Preceding courses

Accompanying courses