Simulating with Aimsun Next

5-7 February 2018, London

This three-day hands-on Aimsun training course will be held from Monday 5th February to Wednesday 7th February 2018 in central London. The venue is an easy walk from the Farringdon, Chancery, and Holborn Underground stations, and close to Piccadilly Circus.

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: 09:00 – 13:00 (including a 15-min break) Afternoon session: 14:00 – 17:00 (including a 15-min break)


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


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


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 to reserve your place, fill out the registration form and send it to as soon as possible.

Registration fee includes instruction, training material, and the Aimsun Next training license for the hands-on exercises. You’ll need a laptop in order to do these practical exercises – if you don’t have one available, please let us know when you register and we can provide one for you (availability is limited).


WeWork Waterhouse Square
138 Holborn
London EC1N 2SW

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