Courses at UNLV
CEE 461 (661) - Introduction to Railroad Transportation (undergrad/grad)
This course covers aspects in railway track, vehicle motion, signals and communications, railway track maintenance, railway operations, freight operations, and passenger train operations.
CEE 462 (662) - Railroad Engineering (undergrad/grad)
This course covers design of major elements of railroad track, including track, subgrade materials, design and construction, construction costs and stability problems, drainage, ballast, cross ties, concrete and other artificial ties, rail, fastenings and other track material, track geometry, turnouts and crossings, track-train dynamics, conduct of work, and railroad right of way.
CEE 470 (670) - High Speed Rail (undergrad/grad)
This course covers high speed rail stations, tracks, traction and power, rolling stock, signals and communications, traffic organization, passenger service, and maintenance.
CEE 471 (671) - Public Transportation Systems (undergrad/grad)
This course covers analysis and evaluation of mass transit systems; their operation and management: demand and cost analysis; route design, schedules and fare policy; technology of transit systems including vehicles and structures; transit financing; impact on land use and environment.
CEE 725 - Freight Transportation (grad)
This course covers freight, commodities, facilities and operations in the major modes of the transportation system and freight planning.
CEE 726 - Railroad Operations (grad)
This course covers the dynamics of train movements, spacing trains, interlock principles, capacity, scheduling and control of railroad operations.