20-22 March 2017, Aimsun foundation course, Amsterdam

This three-day hands-on Aimsun foundation course will be held in central Amsterdam, Monday 20th March to Wednesday 22nd March.

The course is aimed at both new users and users who wish to refresh or extend their skills in microscopic and mesoscopic simulations.

Course Contents

Morning session: 09:15 – 12:45 (including a 15-min break) Afternoon session: 13:30 – 18:00 (including a 15-min break)

Day 1
Editing a model (5 h)
  • Geometry, traffic demand, signals, public transport
Managing scenarios (1 h)
  • Dynamic scenarios, experiments and replications
  • Revisions
Outputs (1 h 30 min)
  • Time series, thematic maps

Day 2
Outputs (continued) (30 min)
  • Scenario comparison
Traffic management (4 h)
  • Traffic management actions
  • Modelling incidents and mitigation strategies
  • Modelling turn restrictions, reversible lanes, and other scheduled events
Dynamic traffic assignment (3 h)
  • Dynamic traffic assignment framework
  • Cost functions
  • Stochastic route choice algorithm and parameters
  • Dynamic user equilibrium algorithm and parameters
  • Practical applications

Day 3
Microscopic network loading (3 h 45 min)
  • Microscopic vehicle behaviour
  • Calibration of a microscopic model
Mesoscopic and hybrid network loading (3 h 45 min)
  • Mesoscopic vehicle behaviour
  • Calibration of a mesoscopic model
  • Guidelines for hybrid microscopic-mesoscopic simulation


Prices and registration

For prices and registration, please fill in this Amsterdam 2017 Training Course Registration Form and send it to info@aimsun.com as quickly as possible.



WeWork Weteringschans
Weteringschans 165 C
1st floor, Room 1C
Amsterdam 1017XD

Aimsun training course, Amsterdam

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