CIVIL-455 / 3 crédits

Enseignant(s): Geroliminis Nikolaos, de Palma André Jean-Louis Julien, Stokkink Patrick Stefan Adriaan

Langue: Anglais


Summary

The scope of the lecture is to provide the basic concepts in transport economics and introduce new ones for private and public transport and environmental issues. Demand, supply, welfare analysis and regulation will be illustrated.

Content

Keywords

transport economics, equilibrium, Rational behaviour, competition, pricing, externalities

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Transportation Systems Engineering (GC-351) or Consent of the Instructor

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Design multimodal systems
  • Analyze equilibrium models
  • Assess / Evaluate consumer behaviour
  • Demonstrate knowledge in transport economics
  • Develop discrete choice models
  • Illustrate environmental externalities
  • Investigate cost benefit analysis

Transversal skills

  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Collect data.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for creativity.

Teaching methods

Ex-cathedra with assisted exercises, course group projects

Expected student activities

Attending lectures, doing exercises and lab projects, preparing for exams

Assessment methods

30% Midterm

40% Final exam

30% Laboratory/group projects

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Transportation economics
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Transportation economics
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Transportation economics
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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