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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Traffic Flow Theory

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Code Completion Credits Range
12TDP Z,ZK 3 2P+1C
Lecturer:
Vladimír Faltus
Tutor:
Lukáš Hrdina
Supervisor:
Department of Transportation Systems
Synopsis:

Mobility and associated human problems. Basic traffic parameters and their measurement. Estimation of quality of services. Theoretical fundamentals and applications of simulation models, macroscopic and statistical models. Measurement of travel time. Phantom and rubernecking effekts. Queuing theory and special theory of transport phenomena. Basic methods of traffic flow control.

Requirements:

basic knowledge of mathematics and physics

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Study Objective:

Basic theory of traffic flow based on traffic parameters, as well as the creation of micro and macro models, statistical models in transport and basic physics of traffic flow. Basic information about control methods of traffic flow.

Study materials:

McShane W.: Traffic Engineering, Prentice Hall, 1990, ISBN 0-13-461336-8, pp. 710

Mannering F.:Principles of of Highway Engineering abd Traffic Analysis, Wiley, USA, 2009

Kerner B.: The Physics of Traffic, Springer, ISBN 3-540-20716-3, str. 682

Přibyl P., Mach R.: Řídicí systémy silniční dopravy, Fakulta dopravní, ČVUT, 2003, str. 212

Note:
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