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CIVL2700: Transport Systems (2020 - Semester 1)

Unit: CIVL2700: Transport Systems (6 CP)
Mode: Normal-Day
On Offer: Yes
Level: Intermediate
Faculty/School: Civil Engineering
Unit Coordinator/s: Dr. Ramezani, Mohsen
Session options: Semester 1
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Site(s) for this Unit: https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Fundamentals_of_Transportation
Campus: Camperdown/Darlington
Pre-Requisites: None.
Brief Handbook Description: This unit of study aims to provide an introduction to transport systems and is assumed knowledge for the third year unit CIVL3704: Transport Informatics and the fourth year units CIVL5701: Transport Networks, CIVL5702: Traffic Engineering, CIVL5703: Transport Policy, Planning and Deployment, and CIVL5704: Transport Analytics. Topics include: transport and its role in society; accessibility; brief history of transport technologies in Australia and globally; transport modelling; the characteristics of the principal modes of transport; factors behind the demand for mobility; qualitative choice modeling; agent-based modeling; travel demand forecasting; the mechanics of queueing and traffic flow; intelligent transport systems; the microscopic and macroscopic fundamental diagrams; highway capacity and level of service; intersection control; the design of traffic signal timing; public transport operations.
Assumed Knowledge: (MATH1001 OR MATH1021) AND (MATH1003 OR MATH1023) AND MATH1005 AND ENGG1801. Basic statistics through regression analysis, differential and integral calculus, computer programming.