This lecture shall be held in English for foreign students, except for invited lectures in Japanese, if there are. Foreign students in the school of information science and technology, as well as in the school of engineering are cordially welcome!!
 09 October: Opening of the lecture: General introduction
Please submit your first weekly report to be downloaded here on the 16th October in response to the first lecture!
I am sorry for the technical problem in visual aid today. The department office knew the problem of the projector. We hope that the problem is fixed next week, and that I can show you the slides prepared for the lecture. Herewith please read the memorandum on the general introduction today.
 16 October: Electric railway (1): Traction control (Handout: Encrypted)
Please submit your second weekly report to be downloaded here on the 23rd October in response to the second lecture!
The room has moved to No. 245 from No. 246 for the technical problem of the visual aid!
 23 October: Electric railway (2): High speed ground transportation (Regular lecture)
Special lecture by Dr. Maschollek (TU Berlin) ==> Cancelled for a technical reason!
Please submit your third weekly report to be downloaded here on the 30th October in response to the third lecture!
 30 October: Electric railway (3): Signaling and safety system
A copy of the slide is here/ (encrypted, approximately 4.7MB)
Please submit your fourth weekly report to be downloaded here on the 6th November in response to the fourth lecture!
 06 November: Electric railway (4): Train scheduling and management
Please submit your fifth weekly report to be downloaded here on the 13th November in response to the fifth lecture!
 13 November: Electric railway (5): Operation control of rains
Please submit your sixth weekly report to be downloaded here on the 27th November in response to the seventh lecture! Copies of the slides on the 20th November are included in the zipped file.
Please submit your ninth weekly report to be downloaded here on the 18th December in response to the special lecture by Prof. Li Wang. Your comments in the report shall be fed back to Prof. Li Wang. Your opinions are cordially appreciated.
 18 December: Electric automobile and its motor control
[##] 15 January: To be cancelled
Lecture policy/Examination: weekly and semester reports
(1)Subject: from keywords from the lectures;
(2)Original summary by yourself (A4 3-5pages);
(3)No identical subjects from a laboratory; and
(4)Examples of possible subjects have been announced here.
Files of weekly reports and hand-outs: Links shall be on this page: Click them!
1. E. Aoki, etal: "A History of Japanese Railways 1972-1999," East Japan Railway Culture Foundation, March 2000, ISBN4-330-67901-9
2. Joachim Fiedler "Bahnwesen" 4. Auflage, Werner Verlag
3. 持永： 電気鉄道技術入門 オーム社
5. 曽根、小谷、向殿編「図解 電気の百科」オーム社
8. 久保田 「鉄道工学ハンドブック」グランプリ出版
9. 機械学会「機械工学便覧 交通」
10. 土木工学協会「土木工学ハンドブック」 技報堂
12. IEEE Transactions VT, ITS, IAS, IE, PES, ...
13. Railway Gazette International
14. Elektrische Bahnen
17. 電気学会 交通・電気鉄道研究会資料、ITS研究会資料
18. 電気学会 産業応用部門全国大会講演論文集、全国大会講演論文集（特にシンポジウム）
20. RRR, 各社技報, 鉄道車両と技術（レールアンドテック社）、各種鉄道協会誌、
21. Web site http://www/rtri.or.jp など