Checking date: 09/10/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Transport Engineering
Study: Master in Industrial Engineering (226)

Coordinating teacher: LOPEZ BOADA, MARIA JESUS

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
- Know in the key aspects related with today's different means of transport of person and materials. - Have sufficient criteria to search and select the adequated means of transport. - Know the constructive, technical operating and functional characteristics of the transporting equipments which are more used in material handling. - Consult and implement standards. - Design a transport or lifting equipment using analytical and computational methods. - Prepare a technical report about the design of a transport or lifting equipment. - Work in group.
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to Transport Engineering. Material Handling. Intermodal Transportation 2. Cranes 3. Ropes 4. Lifts 5. Belt Conveyors 6. Fork Lifts
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Mª Jesús López Boada, Beatriz López Boada, Vicente Díaz López. Ingeniería del Transporte. UNED. 2012
Additional Bibliography
  • David E. Mulcahy. Materials handling handbook. McGraw-Hill. 1999
  • Dunlop. Conveyor belt technique design and calculation. Dunlop. 2010
  • Howard I. Shapiro. Cranes and derricks. McGraw-Hill. 2000
  • L. Janovsky. Elevator mechanical design . Ellis Horwood series in mechanical engineering. 1993

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.