166-0103-00L  System Aspects of Air and Shipping Traffic

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
Lecturersto be announced
Periodicitytwo-yearly recurring course
CourseDoes not take place this semester.
Language of instructionGerman


166-0103-00 GSystemaspekte von Flug- und Schiffsverkehr Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
Does not take place this semester.
24s hrsto be announced

Catalogue data

AbstractAir and shipping traffic cover a substantial part of human mobility, air traffic in passenger as well as freight transport, shipping mainly in freight transport. Students gain an overview, limit modes of mobility and learn to classify air and shipping traffic in the overall system of mobility.
• know the fundamental differences between air, shipping traffic compaired to motorizied individual transport and public transport.
• are able to deduce differences between air and shipping traffic.
• know the possibilities and limits as well as pros and cons of different valuation methods used for air and shipping transort.
• develop ideas for suitable indicators to evaluate scenarios in air and shipping traffic.
Content• Key figures, development and trends in air and shipping traffic.
• Potentials for holistic improvement in air and shipping traffic.
• Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for questions in air and shipping traffic.
• Overview on technologies and their potentials to improve sustainability in air and shipping transport.
• Berechnung und Interpretation von Kennzahlen.
Lecture notesDistributed at start of module
LiteratureDistributed at start of module
Prerequisites / NoticeAnnounced to students of the MAS/CAS at the beginning of the term

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationmin. 80% Anwesenheit im Präsenzunterricht. Genaueres wird zu Beginn des Semesters bekannt gegeben.

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General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMAS ETH in Future Transport Systems (166000)
CAS ETH Future Transport: Systemic Aspects (168000)

Offered in

CAS in Future Transport Systems: Systemic AspectsMajor CoursesOInformation
MAS in Future Transport SystemsMajor in Systemic Aspects of Future TransportOInformation