Track Geotechnology Course
Track Geotechnology Course - Online
03 May 2021
R 14100.00
Brief Description
The Track Geotechnology Course provides you with a refresher and overview of geology, track loading and the fundamentals of soil mechanics as applicable in railway engineering, with specific reference to aspects of earthworks, subgrade, ballast and drainage. As railway engineer or technologist, this course will enable you to apply a sound working knowledge of soil fundamentals and its multilayered track substructure to the construction and maintenance of an operational railway track. You will also gain practical skills through the presentation of real-world cases.
This course is presented as part of the Railway Engineering Education Programme of the University of Pretoria.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of technology as applicable to the multilayered track substructure, construction and maintenance of a railway track.
Course Content
  • Soil fundamentals
  • Multilayered system and its design
  • Earthworks construction and specification
  • Drainage
  • Track substructure investigation measures and maintenance management
  • Case studies
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification and/or relevant work experience. A diploma or post-matric qualification in a relevant field is recommended.
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Engineering and Technology Management
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are an engineer or technologist involved in the design, construction and maintenance of railway tracks.
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