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Course Description

Course Code Semester Teoric Credit ECTS
TRAFFIC SIMULATION TECHNIQUES INM 594 0 3 + 0 3 6
Prerequisite Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Course Language Türkçe
Level of the Course Yüksek Lisans
Course Type SECMELI
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ABDULKADİR ÖZDEN
Instructor
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective

The main goal of this lecture is to solve and analyze complex traffic problems by using traffic simulation techniques. 

Course Content

The contents of the lecture is mainly given below:
(a) Traffic
(b) Traffic modelling
(c) Simulation techniques
(d) Traffic simulation
(e) Calibration and application of traffic simulation

Learning Outcomes of the Course Teaching Methods Measurement Methods
1 - Will be able to interpret traffic flow theory. 14 - 1 - A - C -
2 - Will be able to interpret basic traffic flow diagrams. 14 - 1 - C - A -
3 - Will be able to interpret drivers’ properties 1 - 14 - A - C -
4 - Will be able to interpret vehicles’ properties. 1 - 14 - C - A -
5 - Will be able to analyze road capacity. 1 - 14 - C - A -
6 - Will be able to analyze road geometry and capacity relation. 1 - 14 - C - A -
7 - Will be able calculate traffic volumes. 1 - 14 - A - C -
8 - Will be able to interpret traffic surveying techniques. 14 - 1 - C - A -
9 - Will be able to analyze macro models 1 - 14 - A - C -
10 - Will be able to analyze micro models. 14 - 1 - A - C -
11 - Will be able to simulate traffic flow. 1 - 14 - A - C -
12 - Will be able to calibrate traffic flow. 1 - 14 - A - C -
Teaching Methods: 14:Self Study 1:Lecture
Measurement Methods: C:Homework A:Testing

Course Flow

Week Topics Preliminary
1 Introduction - Basic definitions and concepts (Delivery of papers)
2 Traffic flow theory
3 Traffic flow diagrams
4 Mathematical models of traffic flow diagrams
5 Road capacity and level of service
6 Level of service
7 Relationship between road geometry and capacity
8 Relationship between Vehicle and driver
9 Data collecting methods
10 Vehicle tracking models
11 Intercity roads
12 Pedestrian simulation
13 Traffic simulation application and paper presenting
14 Traffic simulation application

Resources

Lecture Notes

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hakan Guler's lecture notes.

Course Resources

1. Hansen, I.A and Pachl J, Railway Timetible and Traffic, EurailPress, Hamburg, 2008.
2. Daganzo, C.F, Fundamentals of Transportation and Traffic Operations, Pergamon-Elsevier, Oxford U.K., 1997
3. May, A.D., Traffic Flow Fundamentals, Printice-Hall, New York, 1990


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Contribution of the Course to Program Outcomes

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution Level
1 2 3 4 5

Evaluation System

Contribution Level Order Percentage of Contribution
AraSinav 1 60
Odev 1 40
Total 100
The Ratio of the Semester to Success 50
Final to Success Ratio 50
Total 100

ECTS Workload

Activity Sayısı Time (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 20 20
Total Workload 116
Total Workload / 25 (h)Toplam İş Yükü /25(s) 4.64
ECTS Credit of the Course 4.64
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