101-0499-00L Basics in Air Transport
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2016|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||German|
|Abstract||The course explains main principles of air transport in general and elaborates on simple interdisciplinary topics.|
Since working on broad topics like aerodynamics, manufacturers, airport operation, business aviation, business models etc. the students gets a good overview in air Transportation.
|Objective||Understand and explain basics, principles and contexts in the broader air transport industry.|
Lay the foundation of working in or with the air transport industry.
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 is under evaluation.
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 (baggage sorting system, apron, ATC Tower).
Examination: written, 60 min, open books (Examination in German; Answers may be given in English)
|Lecture notes||Slides are provided prior to each class|
|Literature||Literature will be provided by the lecturers respective there will be additional Information upon registration|
|Prerequisites / Notice||We will also use English papers|