Academic Catalog

CE451 ANALYSIS OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

Course Code: 5620451
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. M. ZDEMR AKYILMAZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Development of transportation demand and supply models. Analysis of cost functions, cost estimating methods and some general cost function. Merging supply and demand models for network equilibration. Simulation and optimizing approaches for equilibrium. Evaluation of alternative transportation systems. Transport regulation in an inefficient or in an excessive competitive environment. Cost and demand conditions of a regulated industry.