18-20 January 2017, Aimsun foundation course, New York City

Paolo Rinelli will be the tutor for this three-day Aimsun foundation course, to be held in central New York City, Wednesday January 18th – Friday January 20th.

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

Course Contents

Morning session: 09:00 – 12:30 (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

If you would like to attend this Aimsun training session, then please fill out the registration form and send it to info@aimsun.com as quickly as possible as places are limited.

Aimsun training course, New York City

Our training courses are in small groups with plenty of hands-on exercises

Aimsun training course, New York City

Scenario comparison

Aimsun training course, New York City

Mesoscopic simulation of Disneyland

Aimsun training course, New York City

Microsimulation of Belo Horizonte

Prices and registration form