Course detail

Traffic Structures Theory

FAST-DM62Acad. year: 2017/2018

Theory of traffic, transport systems, traffic networks. Problems to be solved in traffic network. Nonlinear dynamic phenomena in traffic flow.

Department

Institute of Road Structures (PKO)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Traffic engineering, algorithm development, fundamentals of physics, fundamentals of numerical mathematics.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Subject of the traffic theory, concepts, methodology
2. Transport systems, concepts of system theory
3. Traffic network, graph theory
4. Problems to be solved in traffic network, used algorithms
5. Traffic flow, its characteristics , fundamental diagrams
6. Kinematics of traffic flow, conservation law, wave propagation
7. Stacionary models of traffic flow
8. Microscopic and macroscopic models, simulation of traffic flow
9. Nonlinear dynamic models, their generic characteristics, nonlinear effects, nonlinear fundamental diagrams
10. Spontaneous congestion formation, emergence of congestion in traffic flow
11. Visualisation of important phenomena in traffic flow
12. Simulation of real traffic situations
13. Traffic flow control

Aims

Theoretical basis of traffic phenomena, theoretical instruments for effective traffic control.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme D-K-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning