7-10 February 2017, Aimsun foundation course + travel demand modeling, Montreal

This four-day Aimsun foundation course will be held in central Montreal, Tuesday Febraury 7th – Friday February 10th.

The course is aimed at new users and users who wish to refresh or extend their skills in microscopic and mesoscopic simulations. The last day of the course is dedicated solely to the macroscopic functionalities and travel demand modeling in Aimsun.

Location

WeWork Place Ville Marie Room 4G, 4th floor
3 Place Ville Marie Suite 400
Montreal QC, H3B 2E3

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

Day 4 – Travel demand modeling*

*note that you can attend this module independently of the foundation course if you wish. See registration form below.

Travel demand modelling (4 h)
  • Generation
  • Distribution and modal split
Macroscopic modelling (3 h 30 min)
  • Traversal demand calculation
  • Demand adjustment

 

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 soon as possible as places are limited.

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

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

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Prices and registration form