Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Transportation systems engineering

CIVIL-351

Lecturer(s) :

Haddad Jack

Language:

English

Summary

- Introduce the major elements of transportation systems and create awareness of the broader context - Develop basic skills in applying the fundamentals of the transportation field - Understand the key concepts and physics of the transport phenomena - Connect with real transportation problems

Content

Transportation Systems and Mobility:
Mobility - Activities - Land Use, Classification-Hierarchy , Multimodality-Urban Planning
Demand:
Demand analysis, Travel Forecasting (4-step models)
Modeling and Operations:
Basic assessment tools , Traffic flow modeling, Control and capacity of transport systems
Design of multimodal systems:
Urban Policy, Case Studies, Intro to bus operations

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Ex-cathedra with assisted exercises, course group projects

Assessment methods

Midterm 30%

Final Exam 40%

Laboratories 30%

Resources

Bibliography

Lecture notes, book chapters and handouts will be distributed throughout the semester, or posted on web.

Prerequisite for

Master classes in Transportation

In the programs

  • Civil Engineering, 2017-2018, Bachelor semester 5
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Transportation systems engineering
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Urban Planning and Territorial Development minor, 2017-2018, Autumn semester
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Transportation systems engineering
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

MoTuWeThFr
8-9
9-10
10-11
11-12
12-13
13-14
14-15 CM1103
CM1105
15-16
16-17
17-18 CM1103
CM1105
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22
Lecture
Exercise, TP
Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German