Simulating with Aimsun Next

10-12 September 2018, New York City

We are offering a fall training course in New York City, from Monday September 10th to Wednesday September 12th, 2018. We will confirm the venue shortly.

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 – 13:00 (including a 15-min break)
Afternoon session: 13:45 – 17:00 (including a 15-min break)

DAY ONE

Editing a model

  • Geometry, traffic demand, signals, public transport

Managing scenarios

  • Dynamic scenarios, experiments and replications
  • Revisions

DAY TWO

Outputs

  • Presenting results
  • 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

DAY THREE

Dynamic traffic assignment (cont.)

  • 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
  • Guidelines for hybrid microscopic-mesoscopic simulation

Prices and registration

For prices and to reserve your place, please contact info@aimsun.com 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).

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