L6-2 TRANSPORT MODELLING AND ENGINEERING

Course Information
TitleΣΥΓΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑΚΗ ΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΜΟΝΤΕΛΑ ΜΕΤΑΦΟΡΩΝ / L6-2 TRANSPORT MODELLING AND ENGINEERING
CodeΕ6-2
FacultyEngineering
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorApostolos Papagiannakis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20002276

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mīchanikṓn CΗōrotaxías kai Anáptyxīs (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 138
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course635

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600161760
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students are expected to: -understand the fundamental principles and concepts in transport modeling and engineering. -to gain knowledge and skills regarding the surveying, the collection and analysis of travel demand data, and the development of the “four-step models” -be able to apply the basic travel demand forecasting methods with the use of computer tools.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Steps that are necessary to complete a long-range transportation plan; factors underlying traveler’s choices of mode of travel, route choice and destination choice and how these processes can be represented mathematically; sampling and surveying techniques for traffic flows, passenger trips, parking supply and demand; origin-destination surveys; on board transit passengers surveys; travel demand modeling: trip generation, trip distribution, modal split, network assignment;
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching with electronic viewing slides. Software packages for implementing computational exercises. Internet use for literature research. Email and e-learning for communicating with students.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures52
Laboratory Work32
Reading Assigment26
Written assigments25
Total135
Student Assessment
Description
The grade will be based upon a final examination, two homework assignments in groups and the class presentations. The various components are weighted as follows: Homework assignments 60%, Examination 40%.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Γ.Α.Γιαννόπουλος, «Σχεδιασμός των Μεταφορών – Η διαδικασία πρόβλεψης των μελλοντικών αναγκών μετακινήσεων», 2002. 2) Σταθόπουλος Μ., Καρλαύτης Μ., Σχεδιασμός Μεταφορικών Συστημάτων, Εκδόσεις Παπασωτηρίου, Αθήνα, 2008.
Last Update
16-11-2020