Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Traffic Simulation Techniques INM 594 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. HAKAN GÜLER
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. HAKAN GÜLER,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

The main goal of this lecture is to solve and analyze complex traffic problems by using traffic simulation techniques. 

Course Content

The contents of the lecture is mainly given below:
(a) Traffic
(b) Traffic modelling
(c) Simulation techniques
(d) Traffic simulation
(e) Calibration and application of traffic simulation

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Will be able to interpret traffic flow theory. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Will be able to interpret basic traffic flow diagrams. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Will be able to interpret drivers’ properties Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Will be able to interpret vehicles’ properties. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Will be able to analyze road capacity. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
6 Will be able to analyze road geometry and capacity relation. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
7 Will be able calculate traffic volumes. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
8 Will be able to interpret traffic surveying techniques. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
9 Will be able to analyze macro models Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
10 Will be able to analyze micro models. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
11 Will be able to simulate traffic flow. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
12 Will be able to calibrate traffic flow. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction - Basic definitions and concepts (Delivery of papers)
2 Traffic flow theory
3 Traffic flow diagrams
4 Mathematical models of traffic flow diagrams
5 Road capacity and level of service
6 Level of service
7 Relationship between road geometry and capacity
8 Relationship between Vehicle and driver
9 Data collecting methods
10 Vehicle tracking models
11 Intercity roads
12 Pedestrian simulation
13 Traffic simulation application and paper presenting
14 Traffic simulation application
Resources
Course Notes <p>Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hakan Guler&#39;s lecture notes.</p>
Course Resources

1. Hansen, I.A and Pachl J, Railway Timetible and Traffic, EurailPress, Hamburg, 2008.
2. Daganzo, C.F, Fundamentals of Transportation and Traffic Operations, Pergamon-Elsevier, Oxford U.K., 1997
3. May, A.D., Traffic Flow Fundamentals, Printice-Hall, New York, 1990

Week Documents Description size
0 4. TRAFIKTE SOK DALGALANMALAR 2020 1.05 MB
0 5. TRAFIK SIMULASYON PROGRAMI AIMSUN I 2020 0.64 MB
0 6. TRAFIK SIMULASYON PROGRAMI AIMSUN OGRENCI VERSIYONLARI II 2020 0.28 MB
0 7. TRAFIK SIMULASYON PROGRAMI AIMSUN II 2020 0.64 MB
0 8. OZET ISTATISTIK 1.03 MB
0 1. TST GIRIS 2020 1.18 MB
0 2. TRAFIK AKIM PARAMETRELERI 2020 0.59 MB
0 1.GIRIS 2020 1.25 MB
0 TST KAYNAK ERISIMI 1.14 MB
0 TST DERSI 2020 2021 DERS PROGRAMI 0.45 MB
0 2. TRAFIK AKIM PARAMETRELERI 2020 0.7 MB
0 3. TRAFIK AKIM PARAMETRELERI ARASINDAKI ILISKI 2020 0.83 MB
0 TST KAYNAK ERISIMI v2 0.85 MB
0 TST KAYNAK ERISIMI v2 0.85 MB
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods. X
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them X
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process X
5 gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering X
6 ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process X
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data X
8 ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations X
9 systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments X
10 aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation, and announcement X
11 aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications X
12 ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 20
1. Proje / Tasarım 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Assignment 1 25 25
Project / Design 1 25 25
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6