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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 mathematical models. Macroscopic, statistical and microscopic models. Theory of shock waves, queuing theory and special theory of traffic phenomena. Relation between traffic models and traffic flow management.

Requirements:

no prerequisites

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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. Relations to traffic flow management methods.

Study materials:

Gerlough D., Huber M.: Traffic flow theory: A monograph. Washington: TRB, 1975.

Roess R., Prassas E., McShane W.: Traffic Engineering, Prentice Hall, 4th edition, pp. 734, ISBN: 978-0-13-613573-9.

Gasis D.: Traffic Theory, Kluwner Academic Publishers, pp. 258, ISBN 1-4020-7095-0.

Note:
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