ВТУ "Тодор Каблешков"

Visits of Students from Transportation Engineering Programme


VTU The main priority of the lecturers from Department of Transportation Engineering is the link between the theoretical background of the students from Transportation Engineering Programme with the practical application. The acquired knowledge, in the scientific paradigm successfully combines with the practical preparation of the future Civil Engineers, which provides them qualification on a global level.
Regarding this, MSc students, specialization Transportation Engineering, in March 2013, under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Maya Ivanova, PhD visited the repairing and metal processing enterprise “DENDRIT” in Gorna Banya, where they get acquainted with the manufacturing of specialized tram facilities. After this training on “Urban Rail”, the group of students visited sections of the tram railway in Sofia, where tram facilities, manufactured by “DENDRIT” are installed. Assoc. Prof. Ivanova introduced to the students the structure and operation of the facilities.
In April BSc students under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Maya Ivanova visited the unique enterprise in Bulgaria for manufacturing of railway switches and equipment – FAE. The students were very well welcomed and were acquainted with the technology of manufacturing by the Technical Director. The students visited the factory units. Immediately after this the group visited Danube Bridge 2, where devices, manufactured in FAE are assembled on the railway.
By these visits, the students were acquainted with the first stage of the life cycle of the tram and rail facilities. Thus, by applying advance approaches for integrating practical knowledge in the educational process the quality of the educational service is achieved, which enhance the prestige of Todor Kableshkov University of Transport.