Developing Course Lecture Notes on High-Speed Rail

This project will develop course lecture notes on high-speed rail for United States professionals. Specifically, lecture notes for a semester long course on introduction to high speed rail in the PowerPoint format will be developed. These lecture notes will comprise of modules, each focusing on a specific topic such as track, vehicle, and maintenance. Materials from other countries will be reviewed and adopted in the lecture notes. These materials can be used in teaching in different format. This course will be the first to be used for professionals who need to understand high speed rail and obtain the skills to work on high speed rail.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $50000
    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

      University Transportation Centers Program
      Department of Transportation
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Managing Organizations:

      University of Nevada, Reno

      College of Engineering
      Reno, NV  United States  89557
    • Performing Organizations:

      Transportation Research Center

      University of Nevada, Las Vegas
      4505 Maryland Parkway, MS 4007
      Las Vegas, NV  United States  89154
    • Principal Investigators:

      Teng, Hualiang

    • Start Date: 20160501
    • Expected Completion Date: 20170430
    • Actual Completion Date: 20170701

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01595988
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Center for Advanced Transportation Education and Research (CATER)
    • Files: UTC, RIP
    • Created Date: Apr 13 2016 11:21AM