Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103045662004Transport ModelsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this lecture is to inform students about transportation models and data collection technics.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Yalçın ALVER
Learning Outcomes
11. To classify the transportation systems
22. To apply the mathematical models
33. To solve the transportation planning problems
44. To collect and analyze the data
55. To establish optimization models
66. To apply simulation technics
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Transport systems. Definition and classification of modeling systems. Concept of mathematical models. System approach to transport problems and mathematical modeling. Data needs and collect of data. Models for estimation and optimization. Solution techniques. Models testing techniques. Simulation methods
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Transport systems
2Definition of modeling systems
3Classification of modeling systems
4Concept of mathematical models
5System approach to transport problems
6Mathematical modeling
7Data needs
8Midterm exam
9Collect of data
10Transportation planning
11Models for estimation
12Models for optimization
13Solution techniques
14Models testing techniques
15Simulation methods
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Papacostas, C. S. ve Prevedouros P.D. 2001. “Transportation Engineering and Planning”. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination19595
Individual Study for Final Examination1100100
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)241
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO15 5 3         
LO24 5 5         
LO33 5 4         
LO44 5 4         
LO55 5 4         
LO64 5 5         
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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