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Associated Infrastructure

Undergraduate | TAS-JEE157 | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Associated Infrastructure

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. List and describe the types of non-track rail infrastructure for efficient management of infrastructure in the rail corridor.
    2. Explain the sources of loads to which non-track infrastructure may be subjected to assist with effective maintenance of the infrastructure.
    3. Describe the role of traction, signalling, and communication infrastructure in the operation of trains.
    4. Describe, categorise and evaluate defects in non-track infrastructure to enable appropriate repairs.
    5. Detail the process for investigating and responding to a rail structure incident.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • TAS-ENR-DIP-2024 - Diploma of Engineering Infrastructure (Rail Specialisation)

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: During the semester there are four 1-hour web conferences.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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