ESD.21[J] 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.

ESD.21[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J.Orlin and C. Osorio.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, ESD.21[J] was rated 5.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Engineering Systems (ESD) < MIT site.

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