307.442 Rail Vehicle Design
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to write, present and defend a Seminar paper. Students are able to solve a detailed task of rail vehicle engineering in a systematic way and to present their findings to the participating students of the course.

Subject of course

Important topics of rail vehicle engineering will be treated in detail and developed in a systematic way. With a focus on both theory and industrial applications, the participants of the seminar will prepare their own presentations, and present and discuss regarding selected topics.

Teaching methods

Requirement management         

Product development methods and processes for rail vehicle engineering

Testing of rail vehicles before entry into service

Homologation of rail vehicles

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

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



Course dates

Fri08:00 - 10:0003.03.2023GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau Vorbespechung
Fri08:00 - 10:0010.03.2023 - 30.06.2023Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Rail Vehicle Design - Single appointments
Fri03.03.202308:00 - 10:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau Vorbespechung
Fri10.03.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri17.03.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri24.03.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri31.03.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri21.04.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri28.04.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri05.05.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri12.05.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri26.05.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri02.06.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri09.06.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri16.06.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri23.06.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar
Fri30.06.202308:00 - 10:00Seminarraum BD 03 Seminar

Examination modalities

Preparation and presentation of a seminar paper  (written and oral examination)



DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri10:00 - 11:0028.06.2024Seminarraum BD 03 written&oral15.05.2024 12:00 - 27.06.2024 12:00TISSPrüfung
Fri10:00 - 11:0027.06.2025Seminarraum BD 03 written&oral16.05.2025 12:00 - 19.06.2025 12:00TISSPrüfung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
26.01.2023 13:00 30.03.2023 23:59 30.03.2023 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


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