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AH2175 Project Work in Traffic and Logistics 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus AH2175 (Spring 2011–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The main activities in the course are:

  • Problem discussion and formulation
  • Limited literature review and/or information collection as necessary
  • Development of project plan which outlines the main project activities.
  • Technical approach and steps that may include some or all of the following elements (depending on the topic and scope of the project)
  • Precise problem formulation
  • Limited literature review and/or collection of necessary information and data from related sources (for example companies, organizations)
  • Methodology and technical approach
  • Proposed solution
  • Technical report documenting the project

Intended learning outcomes

The course gives basic training in formulating, analyzing, and solving a problem related to the operations of transportation systems (any mode), often jointly with an operator of transport services.  Students are also trained in technical writing. The work in this course may lead to a thesis project as well. The course is carried out as an individual independent project.  If more than one student are interested in the topic a team project is also possible.

Course disposition

The objective if the course is to innvestigate a topic of interest and make an analysis of existing conditions and issues and develop and evaluate alternative solutions and proposals.

The main activities in the course are:

-       Problem discussion and formulation  

     Literature review and/or information collection as necessary

-       Development of project plan which outlines the main project activities.

-       Approach

-       Proposed solutions or alternatives

-       Technical report documenting the project

-       Presentation

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

3 years academic studies (180 hp) in engineering program within natural or scoial sciences.  Required courses and background depend on the problem. The examiner approves the qualifications of the student for the proposed work.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F

Examination

  • PRO1 - Project Assignment, 7.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

  • PRO1 - Project work, 7,5 cr, grades: P/F
  • Approved project plan, and final report of sufficient quality (7.5 cr).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AH2175

Offered by

ABE/Transport Planning

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Albania Nissan; bibbi.nissan@abe.kth.se