Master’s Thesis Preparation

Major: Traffic Control and Organization
Code of subject: 7.275.02.O.016
Credits: 15.00
Department: Transport Technologies
Lecturer: Head of Scientific-methodological council of specialty - Yurii Roiko Guarantor of EPP - Volodymyr Hilevych
Semester: 3 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Мета вивчення дисципліни: Systematization, further deepening and consolidation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills acquired during studies at the second (master's) level of higher education, as well as gaining experience in independent research work using specialized software when solving urgent tasks of organization and road safety movement, as well as optimization of the transportation process.
Завдання: 1.1. Basic knowledge of fundamental sciences, to the extent necessary for mastering general professional disciplines; 1.2. Basic knowledge in the field of transport technologies, necessary for mastering professionally oriented disciplines; 1.3. Basic knowledge of scientific concepts, theories and methods necessary for understanding the principles of operation and functional purpose of means and systems in the field of transport; 1.4. Basic knowledge of basic regulatory and legal acts and reference materials, current standards and technical conditions, instructions and other regulatory documents in the field of transport; 1.5. Ability to compile, issue and operate transport documentation when analyzing transport projects; 1.6. Knowledge of the basics of labor protection, industrial sanitation and fire safety in the organization of transportation and organization of traffic; 1.7. Ability to analyze transport planning and the process of creating functional zones in large and significant cities; 1.8. The ability to understand and take into account aspects of intellectual property when forming current and prospective decisions; 1.9. The ability to find out cause-and-effect relationships, analyze and summarize information about the reliability of work performed by participants in the transport process; 1.10. Ability to apply professional knowledge and practical skills to solve typical problems of the specialty; 1.11. Ability to identify and classify work related to transportation activities through the use of analytical and modeling techniques; 1.12. Ability to determine the motives of transport activity and consumer characteristics of transport services.
Learning outcomes: – analysis and investigation of the transport characteristics of road users; – optimization of transport processes and systems; – analysis and identification of transport projects; – simulation of traffic and pedestrian flows; – prognostication of transport systems development; – development of concepts related to transport planning and road safety improvement.
Required prior and related subjects: • Project Analysis • Special methods of traffic engineering • Automated systems of traffic control • Transport planning in large and major cities • Research Methodology • Simulation of traffic flows • Psychophysiological peculiarities of drivers’behavior
Summary of the subject: Master thesis topics may include the simultaneous solution of scientific and applied tasks related to existing or promising trends in the development of the transport services market and transport management, in particular: the organization of cargo and passenger transportation in domestic and international connections; logistics service and supply chain management; organization of customs control on transport; implementation of transport and forwarding support and service; optimization or rationalization of transport systems of cities or their elements.
Опис: Composition of Master thesis: cover page; task for development of MT; abstract (report) in Ukrainian and English; contents; introduction; main chapters with subchapters, among which compulsory such as “Analysis of question condition in theory on practice”, “Methods for theoretic, laboratory and operational research”, “Analysis of research results and recommendations”; general conclusions from work; references list; supplement.
Assessment methods and criteria: Level and completeness of carrying out are examined in percent by expert committee, which is appointed on department meeting from the number of Academic staff, which have scientific and teaching works from the pointed directions. Expert committee makes recommendatory decision, which is confirmed by the head of department about permission of degree-seeking applicant of the second (master) level of higher education to public defense.
Критерії оцінювання результатів навчання: Excellent - 94 points; Good - 80 points; Satisfactory - 60 points.
Recommended books: 1. Системологія на транспорті. Організація дорожнього руху [Гаврилов Е. В., Дмитриченко М. Ф., Доля В. К. та ін.]; за ред.М. Ф. Дмитриченка. – К. : Знання України, 2007. – 452 с. – (5 кн./ Гаврилов Е. В., Дмитриченко М. Ф., Доля В. К. та ін.; кн. 4). 2. Поліщук В.П. Організація та регулювання дорожнього руху: Підручник. / за заг. ред. В.П. Поліщука; О.О. Бакуліч, О.П. Дзюба, В.І. Єресов, О.В. Красільнікова, О.В. Христенко. – К.: Знання України, 2012. – 467 с. 3. Безлюбченко О. С. Планування і благоустрій міст / О. С. Безлюбченко, О. В. Завальний, Т. О. Черноносова: Харк. нац. акад. міськ. госп-ва. – Х. : ХНАМГ, 2011. – 191 с. 4. Поліщук В. П. Теорія транспортного потоку : методи та моделі організації дорожнього руху / В. П. Поліщук, О. П. Дзюба. – К. : Знання України, 2008. – 175 с. 5. Системологія на транспорті. Технологія наукових досліджень і технічної творчості [Гаврилов Е. В., Дмитриченко М. Ф., Доля В. К. та ін.] ; за ред. М. Ф. Дмитриченка. – К. : Знання України, 2007. – 318 с. – (5 кн./ Гаврилов Е. В., Дмитриченко М. Ф., Доля В. К. та ін.; кн. 2).