1.225J / ESD.205J Transportation Flow Systems

Fall 2002

Aircraft in a queue.
Aircraft in a queue. (Image is taken from NASA's Web site: http://www.nasa.gov.)

Course Highlights

This course site features lecture notes and readings, along with other materials used by students in the course. 

Course Description

Design, operation, and management of traffic flows over complex transportation networks are the foci of this course. It covers two major topics: traffic flow modeling and traffic flow operations. Sub-topics include deterministic and probabilistic models, elements of queuing theory, and traffic assignment. Concepts are illustrated through various applications and case studies. This is a half-term subject offered during the second half of the semester.

Technical Requirements

Microsoft® Excel software is recommended for viewing the .xls files found on this course site. Free Microsoft® Excel viewer software can also be used to view the .xls files.

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Prof. Ismail Chabini
Prof. Amedeo R. Odoni

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session