Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After the course, the student should be able to:

- Understand of the multi-level/multi-objective nature of the traffic management

- Design sustainable and safe infratructures

- Plan the basic operation of traffic signals and other control measures

- Manage the multi-modal traffic in complex environments

- Cope with the emergency new technologies and the related challenges

- Apply the intelligent systems in order to the achieve the sustainable development goals

- Construct a vision of future transport system to solve the major challenges

Credits: 5

Schedule: 22.04.2024 - 05.06.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Iisakki Kosonen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Introduction: systems approach, control principles, human aspects

    Infrastructure and intersection planning aspects, traffic safety management

    Traffic signal control: phasing, timing, coordination, intelligent signal control

    Traffic information systems, incident management, route guidance, variable message signs

    Demand management, road charging, mobility services

    Intelligent logistics

    Rail traffic management 

    Smart infrastructure, driving support systems, vehicle automation

    Sustainable energy solutions, electric mobility

    The use of new technology including sensors, communication, data processing and artificial intelligence

     

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Exercise work, final exam

Workload
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The workload of students consists of lectures, exercises and other work and well as independent work. 

DETAILS

Substitutes for Courses
Prerequisites
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring V
    2023-2024 Spring V

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses will take place on Sisu (sisu.aalto.fi).