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20-23 August 2018, Auckland

This four-day, hands-on Aimsun Next training course will be held in English from Monday 20th August to Thursday 23rd August at Auldhouse in central Auckland.

This course walks you all the way through the workflow of a typical project, from editing to traffic management, scenarios, outputs and calibration, with hands-on exercises to make sure you have mastered the basic concepts. After this course, you should be ready to start experimenting with Aimsun software.


Auldhouse Computer Training
Three Lamps Centre
338 Ponsonby Rd

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 exercises

  • Geometry, traffic demand, signal plans, public transport

Managing scenarios

  • Dynamic scenarios, microscopic experiments and replications
  • Attributes overrides and Geometry configurations



  • Outputs calculation
  • Time series, thematic maps
  • Scenario comparison

Traffic management

  • Traffic management actions
  • Modelling incidents and mitigation strategies
  • Modelling turn restrictions, reversible lanes and other scheduled events


Dynamic Traffic Assignment

  • Dynamic traffic assignment framework
  • Cost functions
  • Stochastic route choice algorithm and parameters
  • Dynamic user equilibrium algorithm and parameters
  • Practical applications
  • Microscopic network loading

  • Microscopic vehicle behaviour
  • Calibration of a microscopic model


Mesoscopic and hybrid network loading

  • Mesoscopic vehicle behaviour
  • Calibration of a mesoscopic model
  • Hybrid microscopic-mesoscopic simulation

Macroscopic modelling

  • Static traffic assignment
  • Traversal demand calculation
  • Demand adjustment

Prices and registration

For prices and registration details please contact Maximum class sizes apply.

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