Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

IET 4354 Principles of Transportation

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This course provides a study of general economic characteristics and government regulation of rail, motor, water, air, and pipeline carriers. The different forms of transportation are analyzed in terms of service rendered, costs, transit time, reliability, capability, accessibility, security, and traceability. Labor relations and currents issues in national transportation policy will also be discussed.

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