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

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