103-0414-AAL  Transport Basics

SemesterAutumn Semester 2021
LecturersK. W. Axhausen
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentEnrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.

Objective-Introduction to the fundamentals of transportation
-Developing an understanding of the interactions between land use and transportation
-Introduction to the dynamics of transport systems: daily patterns and historical developments
-Equilibrium in transport networks
-Fundamental transport models
-Traffic flow and control
-Vehicle dynamics on rail and road
-Transport modes and supply patterns
-Time tables