149-0001-00L  Transport Planning - Theory and Models

SemesterAutumn Semester 2021
LecturersK. W. Axhausen, M. Friedrich
Periodicitytwo-yearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for CAS/DAS in Transport Engineering and MAS in Future Transport Systems


149-0001-00 GVerkehr und Verkehrsplanung - Theoretische Ansätze und Modelle
Vorlesung: 09:00 - 13:00 Uhr
Übungen: 14:00 - 17:00 Uhr
35s hrs
18.10. - 20.10.08:45-16:30HIT E 51 »
16.12. - 17.12.08:45-16:30HIT F 11.1 »
K. W. Axhausen, M. Friedrich

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AbstractThe lecture provides participants with the basic tools and theories of transportation planning. It introduces the essential concepts of transportation planning and explains their approaches and procedures in theory and practice.
Objective- Introduction to transportation investment and planning
- Basic model of behavior and basic assumptions of the model
- The 4-step model of transportation planning
- Parameters for measuring and evaluating the quality of supply and quantifying transport demand
- Practical exercise with PTV Visum
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesassessed
Techniques and Technologiesassessed
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesassessed
Media and Digital Technologiesfostered
Personal CompetenciesAdaptability and Flexibilityfostered
Creative Thinkingfostered
Critical Thinkingfostered
Integrity and Work Ethicsfostered
Self-awareness and Self-reflection fostered
Self-direction and Self-management fostered

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersM. Friedrich, K. W. Axhausen
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupCAS ETH in Transport Engineering (142000)
DAS ETH in Transport Engineering (149000)
MAS ETH in Future Transport Systems (166000)

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CAS in Transport EngineeringModuleOInformation
DAS in Transport EngineeringCompulsory ModulesOInformation
MAS in Future Transport SystemsMajor in Transport EngineeringWInformation