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2017/2018 Technology, Policy and Management Master Complex Systems Engineering and Management
SEN1731
Analysis and Design of Freight and Logistic Systems
ECTS: 5
Module Manager
Name E-mail
Dr. J. Rezaei    J.Rezaei@tudelft.nl
Instructor
Name E-mail
Dr.ir. A.J. van Binsbergen    A.J.vanBinsbergen@tudelft.nl
Dr. J. Rezaei    J.Rezaei@tudelft.nl
Prof.dr.ir. L.A. Tavasszy    L.A.Tavasszy@tudelft.nl
Dr. B. Wiegmans    B.Wiegmans@tudelft.nl
Responsible for assignments
Name E-mail
Dr. J. Rezaei    J.Rezaei@tudelft.nl
Co-responsible for assignments
Name E-mail
Dr. B. Wiegmans    B.Wiegmans@tudelft.nl
Contact Hours / Week x/x/x/x
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Education Period
3
Start Education
3
Exam Period
3
4
Course Language
English
Course Contents
- Characteristics of freight transportation at international, national and regional levels
- Future developments in freight transportation
- Logistic processes
- Design and analysis of freight flows based on economic activities
- Supply of multimodal transport services
- Interaction between demand and supply
- Design and analysis of freight traffic on multimodal networks
Study Goals
At the end of the course, the student would be able:
- To explain the characteristics of freight transportation and freight transportation services
- To explain the future developments of freight transportation
- To analyze logistic processes
- To design, model and analyze freight flows
- To analyze the interaction between demand and supply
- To design, model and analyze freight traffic flows for multimodal networks
Education Method
Lectures (giving by four lecturers covering different important aspects of freight systems), and a lecture giving by a top expert on real applications of freight systems modeling and design.
Assignments
Self-study
Literature and Study Materials
- Reader
- Reading materials given by the lecturers
Assessment
One written exam (70% of the final grade)
Assignments (30% of the final grade)