Transportation Flow Systems

Aircraft in a queue.

Aircraft in a queue. (Image is taken from NASA's Web site:


MIT Course Number

1.225J / ESD.205J

As Taught In

Fall 2002



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Design, operation, and management of traffic flows over complex transportation networks are the foci of this course. It covers two major topics: traffic flow modeling and traffic flow operations. Sub-topics include deterministic and probabilistic models, elements of queuing theory, and traffic assignment. Concepts are illustrated through various applications and case studies. This is a half-term subject offered during the second half of the semester.

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Ismail Chabini, and Amedeo Odoni. 1.225J Transportation Flow Systems. Fall 2002. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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