Urban Transport Planning

Course Name: 

Urban Transport Planning

Programme: 

M.Tech (Transportation Engineering)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04(3-1-0)

Content: 

Transport Systems and Travel Demand: Overview of Major Transport Systems, Interactions with Industry, Transportation-System Components and Problems, Travel Demand, Demand Function, and forecasting. Transportation Planning Process: Trip Generation, Trip Distribution, Modal Split, and Trip Assignment. Land Use Transport Planning: Lowry Model, Garin-Lowry Model, Graph Theory, Entropy in Transportation, Commodity Flows, Urban goods movement

References: 

1. Hutchinson, B.G., Principles of Urban Transport Systems Planning, McGraw Hill, London, 1974. 2. Bruton, Michael J., Introduction to Transport Planning, Hutchinson, London, 1970. Wilson, A..G., 3. Entropy in Urban and Regional Modeling, Pion Ltd., London, 1970.

Department: 

Civil Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Varghese George, Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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