PLANNING AND DESIGN OF TRANSPORT SYSTEMS

PLANNING AND DESIGN OF TRANSPORT SYSTEMS

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Code
90447
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
5 credits during the 2nd year of 10377 SAFETY ENGINEERING FOR TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS AND PRODUCTION (LM-26) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ICAR/05
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SAFETY ENGINEERING FOR TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS AND PRODUCTION)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The goal of the course is providing the principles of transport planning in relation to different geographic and temporal scales, the functional design of transport infrastructures and services, as well as the tools for their economic sustainability.

Teaching methods

Lectures and laboratoires

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course is divided into two parts: 

  1. Transport systems simulation
    • Input/output data analysis
    • Macrosimulation (Lab)
    • Microsimulation (Lab)
  2. Transport systems design
    • Basics about optimization
    • Network design
    • Intersection design
    • Public Transport Design
    • Innovative transport systems design

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Transport Systems Analysis (Basic reference): 

  • E. Cascetta, 2009, Transportation Systems Analysis 2nd ed., Springer (English)
  • E. Cascetta, 2002, Modelli per i Sistemi di Trasporto: Teoria ed Applicazioni, UTET, 2006 (Italian)

Insights:

  • Optimization
    • F. S. Hillier, Introduction to Operation Research, McGraw-Hill Education, 2016 (English)
    • S. Martello, Ricerca Operativa, ESCULAPIO, 2015 (Italian)
  • Transportation Supply Models, Cost Functions, Traffic Lights, ...
    • Highway Capacity Manual, Transportation Research Board (TRB), 2010

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: To fix an appointment send an email

Exam Board

ANGELA DI FEBBRARO (President)

ALICE CONSILVIO

DAVIDE GIGLIO

NICOLA SACCO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and laboratoires

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/09/2021 14:00 GENOVA Orale