M. Tech – Transportation
Transportation Engineering is one of the most popular postgraduate programmes for civil enthusiasts. Babu Banarasi Das University (BBDU), the best M.Tech. college in Lucknow, has been gaining reputation for its PG courses, especially in transportation engineering.
Transportation, or the ability to travel from one place to another, is one of the most important development by mankind. We started through roads, and gradually progressed to water transports, and then air, and now, finally, outer space!
Today, there are more than a 100 crore vehicles on road today and the count keeps on growing every day. But, while we appreciate these developments, what about the parallel developments that are made to support all of this? We have built roads and bridges, set up traffic regulations and rules, laid down cities where nothing was present, made roads in areas that seemed completely unapproachable, and so on.
These support structures that provide meaning to such developments are made by transportation engineers. Since a lot, including public safety, depends of their work, BBDU-the Transportation Engineering college in Lucknow has started completing certain objectives to ensure their capability. These objectives are:
- Complete knowledge and understanding of pertinent theory
- Hands-on learning of concepts with state-of-the-art labs and equipment
- Real-time training and project experience
- Knowledge of developments till the present
Opportunities For Transportation Engineers
In a huge, densely populated and developing nation like India:
- Proper planning and construction of quality roads is still an issue.
- With such a huge population, traffic-related planning is a very pertinent issue.
- Again because of the population and traffic density, maintenance of all roads is also a big responsibility.
- Being a developing nation, India has limited funds, which if saved through proper planning, can be used wisely in other sectors.
All of the above are responsibilities of a Transportation Engineer. Thus, the demand for Transportation engineers is high, and is going to stay that way for some time now.
A few commonly offered jobs to Transportation Engineers are:
- Transportation Analyst
- Civil Transportation Designer
- Transportation Technician
- Transportation Design Engineers
- Highway Engineers
- Railroad Engineers
- Transportation Executive
- Transport Manager
- Research Assistant/Scholar
|PO1||Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics , science , engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.|
|PO2||Problem Analysis: Identify , formulate , review literature and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics , natural science and engineering sciences .|
|PO3||Design / Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety and the cultural , societal and environmental considerations .|
|PO4||Conduct Investigations of Complex problems: Use research based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.|
|PO5||Modern Tool Usage: Create , Select , and apply appropriate techniques , resources and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations .|
|PO6||The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal , health , safety , legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice .|
|PO7||Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental context and demonstrate the knowledge of , and need for sustainable development .|
|PO8||Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice .|
|PO9||Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings .|
|PO10||Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with the society at large , such as , being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation , make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.|
|PO11||Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work , as a member and leader in a team , to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.|
|PO12||Life Long Learning: Recognize the need for , and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life long learning in the broadcast of technological change .|
Program Specific Outcomes
|PSO1||Developing necessary skill-sets for choosing a career as a professional, teacher or researcher in the field of Transportation Engineering|
|PSO2||Competent and innovative with a strong cognizance in the area of traffic, materials and fundamental principles guiding transportation operation through acquired knowledge and skills.|
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