1.200 Transportation Systems Analysis: Performance and Optimization


Class Info

Problem-motivated introduction to methods, models and tools for the analysis and design of transportation networks including their planning, operations and control. Capacity of critical elements of transportation networks. Traffic flows and deterministic and probabilistic delay models. Formulation of optimization models for planning and scheduling of freight, transit and airline systems, and their solution using software packages. User- and system-optimal traffic assignment. Control of traffic flows on highways, urban grids, and airspace.

This class has 1.010 as a prerequisite.

1.200 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by C. Osorio.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 5-233.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the Optimization at MIT: 1.200J site or on the 1.200 Stellar site.

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