Professional Certificates (Railway Engineering)

14 Professional Certificates (Railway Engineering)

OVERVIEW

Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of Europe’s leading technical universities and strives to create a lasting value for society through excellence in education and research. Following the same vision, TUM Asia opened its doors in Singapore in 2002 to bring German academic excellence to Asia, and has been conducting Master and Bachelor programmes since then.

To meet the growing demand of trained professionals in the industry, TUM Asia is now offering individual course modules as Professional Certificates in order to meet the needs of the Asian logistics, transport and rail industries.

Learn from recognised experts in the Master of Science in Rail, Transport and Logistics programme, featuring modules from the Railway Engineering, Transportation, and Logistics specialisations. Upgrade your skills and broaden your network with like-minded students from all around the world.

More information about the full-time Master of Science in Rail, Transport and Logistics programmme can be found here.

MY BENEFITS

  • Upgrade your skills by learning from recognised experts
  • Increase your professional network and make overseas contacts
  • Taught by German professors from TUM and other established professionals in the industry
  • Certificate of Attendance (Professional Certificate) for each completed module issued by TUM Asia. (Attending the written examination is optional for Professional Certificate participants. Those who take the examination will obtain a TUM Asia transcript with the reflected grade. The participant will be issued a certificate of attendance as long as he/she meets the minimum attendance of 75%.)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Open to individuals and professionals in the fields of Transportation and Railway Engineering. Individuals and professionals may select relevant topics beneficial to their area of work for skills training or professional upgrading.

MODULES OFFERED

The modules listed are available as short courses for individuals seeking new knowledge in the fields of Railway Engineering. Each short course will be recognised as a Professional Certificate which will add value to your career skills and your resume. Dates are also listed below. Attending the written examination is optional for Professional Certificate participants. The participant will be issued a certificate of attendance as long as he/she meets the minimum attendance of 75%.

For the full content description of each available module, click here.

Schedule

 

Module Title and Description Instructor(s) Date(s) Teaching hours
Introduction to Power Systems

Structure of power system, smart grids, energy economy, electricity markets, power plant types

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hamacher, Technical University of Munich *TBA 2022 45 hours
Rail Transport and Rail Planning

Train-track interaction, track quality, safety, passenger comfort and wear, station layout, cross-section design

Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Lechner, Technical University of Munich 18 – 22 Oct 2021

16 – 19 Nov 2021

45 hours
Rolling Stock

Wheel-rail interaction, bogie frames/suspension, EMU and DMM, risk analysis and safety, environmental issues

Prof. Dr. Ing. Markus Hecht, Technical University of Berlin 17-20 Aug 2021

24-26 Aug 2021

30 & 31 Aug 2021

45 hours
Trackworks (Formerly known as “Trackworks I”)

Track loading (static and dynamic impacts), track maintenance, environmental impacts, track stability

Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Lechner, Technical University of Munich 21 Feb – 4 Mar 2022 45 hours
Ballastless Track Systems (Formerly known as “Trackworks II”)

Metro and light rail, noise and vibration, floating slab track, embedded track, tram tracks, open tracks

Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Lechner, Technical University of Munich 4 – 14 Apr 2022 45 hours
Train Control and Signalling Systems

Signalling functions, train control systems, risk analysis of electronic systems, ERTMS, train scheduling

Dr. Michael Leining, Deutsche Bahn Netz, Frankfurt *TBA (1st or 2nd quarter) 45 hours
Tunnelworks and Geotechniques

Soil investigations, tunnel excavations, shotcrete excavation, geosynthetics, shield tunnelling, prediction of settlements

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Jochen Fillibeck and Dipl.-Ing Gerhard Bräu, Technical University of Munich *TBA 45 hoursMM
Modelling of Rail Infrastructure using CAD-FEM-MBS

FEM modelling in ANSYS Workbench, simple analysis of railway infrastructure elements, meshing methods, FEM-MBS workflow introduction

Mr. Mahesh Hariharan
TUM Asia
11 – 22 Apr 2022 45 hours

MODULE FEES 

The fee for one participant per module is priced at SGD 2,200 (before 7% GST).

Registration will close one week before the course commences. Payment for the course has to be made before the course commences.

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