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School of Engineering
CIVIL ENGINEERING
Course unit
TRANSPORT SYSTEMS
INP7082038, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
CIVIL ENGINEERING (Ord. 2017)
IN0517, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2017/18
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Degree course track CIVIL ENGINEERING IN COOPERATION WITH ENSTP [006PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination TRANSPORT SYSTEMS
Department of reference Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
No lecturer assigned to this course unit

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ICAR/05 Transport 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Annual
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 15/06/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisites: No prerequisites.
Target skills and knowledge: a) the basic concepts necessary for a correct methodological approach to the study of transport systems;
b) an introductory-level knowledge of theories and methods of transport system analysis, with specific reference to the quantitative treatment of functional aspects;
c) the ability to recognize the practical implications of such theories and methods.
Course unit contents: Introductory notions on transport systems.
Definitions, basic concepts and classifications.
Description of the main activities of transport systems engineering.
Fundamentals of vehicular traffic flow theory.
Applications of probability theory to the analysis of transport systems.
Fundamentals of queuing theory.
Graphs and networks; topological representation of transport networks.
Performance functions of transport network elements.
Travel demand analysis and forecasting; equilibrium in transport networks.
Applications to the planning, operations and control of road transport systems.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)