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Fall 2012-2013
ORF 467   na, npdf

Transportation Systems Analysis

Alain L. Kornhauser

Studied is the transportation sector of the economy from a technology and policy planning perspective. The focus is on the methodologies and analytical tools that underpin policy formulation, capital and operations planning, and real-time operational decision making within the transportation industry. Case studies of innovative concepts such as "value" pricing, real-time fleet management and control, GPS-based route guidance systems, automated transit systems and autonomous vehicles will provide a practical focus for the methodologies. Class project in lieu of final exam focused on major issue in Transportation Systems Analysis.

Sample reading list:
Oppenheim, N., Urban Travel Demand Modeling
Papacostas, C.S. & Prevedouros, Transportation Engineering and Planning

Reading/Writing assignments:
Problem sets, chapters of final report documenting findings of the class project.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Design Project - 30%
Problem set(s) - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ORF 245 or permission of instructor..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20392 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm M W   Sherrerd Hall   101   Enrolled:21 Limit:40
P01 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm T   Sherrerd Hall   001   Enrolled:0 Limit:20