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Transport Technology and Logistics

Computer and Information Science


Core content includes: Knowledge of modern ICT (information and communication technology), computer systems, business information systems and databases, data transmission methods and types of computer networks, electronic data interchange systems, the basic concepts and forms of e-commerce applications used in modern enterprises, expert systems and information technologies in transport, traffic and (transport) logistics, with emphasis on maritime transport and maritime logistics.

Students will learn to create and edit complex documents, manage spreadsheets and create a variety of graphical presentations of data, use Internet resources and services, implement a query over data in a relational database, solve various simple problems using a procedural programming language, and create an advanced electronic presentation. They will also learn basic programming in Matlab.

Content according to IMO Model Course 7.01:

  • Scope of information available through fax transmission, internet and email.
  • Nautical publications on tides and currents and information that can be obtained through the Internet and e-mail.
  • Use of automatic data based (ADB) devices.

Goals and competencies

Students should be able to define the basic features, operations, methods, and examples of various information and communication technology tools and systems, with a focus on transport, traffic and logistics activities.

They should also be able to resolve simple problems with use of procedural and querry programming language.

Basic literature

  1. Vatovec Krmac, E.: Računalništvo in informatika - izbrana poglavja. 2006, UL FPP Portorož, 208 str. ISBN: 961-6044-77-X.
  2. Krmac, E. Računalništvo in informatika – zapiski predavanj. 2020, UL FPP Portorož.
  3. Schneider, G.M., Gersting, J.L. Invitation to computer science. 8th Edition.2019, Cengage.
  4. Sayood, K. Learning Programming using MATLAB (Synthesis Lectures on Electrical Engineering), Morgan and Claypool Publishers, 2007.
  5. Matlab 7 Programming, The Mathworks, 2007,
  6. dodatna literatura (v knjižni obliki ali dosegljiva preko svetovnega spleta)/additional literature (books or web).