Peter Wild: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2017
|Name||Mr Peter Wild|
|Department||Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering|
|101-0499-00L||Basics of Air Transport (Aviation I)|
Hinweis: alter Titel bis HS16 "Grundlagen der Luftfahrt"
|4 credits||3G||P. Wild|
|Abstract||In general the course explains the main principles of air transport and elaborates on simple interdisciplinary topics.|
Working on broad 14 different topics like aerodynamics, manufacturers, airport operations, business aviation, business models etc. the students get a good overview in air transportation.
The program is taught in English and we provide 11 different experts/lecturers.
|Objective||The goal is to understand and explain basics, principles and contexts of the broader air transport industry.|
Further, we provide the tools for starting a career in the air transport industry. The knowledge may also be used for other modes of transport.
Ideal foundation for Aviation II - Management of Air Transport.
|Content||Weekly: 1h independent preparation; 2h lectures and 1 h training with an expert in the respective field|
Concept: This course will be tought as Aviation I. A subsequent course - Aviation II - covers the "Management of Air Transport".
Content: Transport as part of the overall transportation scheme; Aerodynamics; Aircraft (A/C) Designs & Structures; A/C Operations; Law Enforcement; Maintenance & Manufacturers; Airport Operations & Planning; Customs & Security; ATC & Airspace; Air Freight; General Aviation; Business Jet Operations; Business models within Airline Industry; Military Operations.
Technical visit: This course includes a guided tour at Zurich Airport and Dubendorf Airfield (baggage sorting system, apron, tower & radar Simulator at Skyguide Dubendorf).
Additionally, the lecture "military operations" will be held at Dubendorf airfield with visiting Swiss Army helicopters.
Examination: written, 90 min, open books
|Lecture notes||Preparation materials & slides are provided prior to each class|
|Literature||Literature will be provided by the lecturers, respectively there will be additional Information upon registration|
|Prerequisites / Notice||None|