AT1007 Transport Management Syllabus

AT1007 TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
After completion of this course the students are able to manage a transport fleet and their related activities for minimizing operational cost.

UNIT – I INTRODUCTION 9
Personnel management; objectives and functions of personnel management, psychology, sociology and their relevance to organization, personality problems. Selection process: job description, employment tests, interviewing, introduction to training objectives, advantages, methods of
training, training procedure, psychological tests.

UNIT – II TRANSPORT SYSTEMS 9
Introduction to various transport systems. Advantages of motor transport. Principal function of administrative, traffic, secretarial and engineering divisions. chain of responsibility, forms of ownership by state, municipality, public body and private undertakings.

UNIT – III SCHEDULING AND FARE STRUCTURE 9
Principal features of operating costs for transport vehicles with examples of estimating the costs. Fare structure and method of drawing up of a fare table. Various types of fare collecting methods. Basic factors of bus scheduling. Problems on bus scheduling.

UNIT – IV MOTOR VEHICLE ACT 9
Traffic signs, fitness certificate, registration requirements, permit insurance, constructional regulations, description of vehicle-tankers, tippers, delivery vans, recovery vans, Power wagons and fire fighting vehicles. Spread over, running time, test for competence to drive.

UNIT – V MAINTENANCE 9
Preventive maintenance system in transport industry, tyre maintenance procedures. Causes for uneven tyre wear; remedies, maintenance procedure for better fuel economy, Design of bus depot layout.

TOTAL : 45

TEXTBOOK
1. John Duke - Fleet Management – McGraw-Hill Co, USA -1984.

REFERENCES
1. Government Motor Vehicle Act – Eastern Book Company, Lucknow - 1989
2. Kitchin.L.D., - Bus Operation - Illiffee and Sons Co., London, III edition - 1992
3. The motor vehicle Act 1939 - Ejaz Ahemad, Ashok law house, India - 1989.
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