Improving the educational process to address issues of digital technologies development in the road industry

Research paper by G S Merentsova

Indexed on: 15 Jun '20Published on: 08 Jun '20Published in: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering


The features of the educational process in training personnel for the road industry at Altai State Technical University are considered, taking into account the development of the digital economy. Much attention has been paid to key technologies that provide digitalization for the road industry. The set of disciplines necessary for obtaining knowledge in digital technologies for the further activities of university graduates is analyzed. When studying bachelor’s and master’s programmes, future specialists acquire knowledge of modern methods in computer-aided design of highways, geographic information systems in construction, information modeling and intelligent transportation systems. During the educational process, an understanding of the importance of implementing an automated control of equipment in road construction works using onboard information management system is also formed. The directions of scientific research are described in which students studying Master’s Programm...