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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Road traffic modelling, simulation and control
2. Subject name in Hungarian Közúti járműforgalom modellezése, szimulációja és irányítása
3. Code BMEKOKAD016 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 4
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (0) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 2 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
PhD Programme
8. Role
Basic course
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 76
Contact hours 56 Preparation for seminars 0 Homework 4
Reading written materials 0 Midterm preparation 8 Exam preparation 8
10. Department Department of Control for Transportation and Vehicle Systems
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Tettamanti Tamás
12. Lecturers Dr. Tettamanti Tamás
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
- Road traffic dynamics and traffic parameters.
- Functions and architectures of road traffic control systems.
- Traffic detection technologies: smoothing, filtering, prediction, Recursive Least Square Estimator, Kalman Filter, Moving Horizon Estimation.
- Urban and freeway traffic control: theories, strategies, tools, software.
- Urban road traffic modeling and control: Store-and-forward model, LQ and MPC control design.
- Freeway traffic modeling and control: LWR model, shockwave theory, PID / LQ / nonlinear MPC control design.
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
Road traffic modelling and traffic control algorithm realization in Matlab environment.
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • organization and functioning of road traffic control systems; levels and methods of traffic modeling; urban traffic management strategies, tools and software; control systems of public transport and highway systems.
B. Skills
  • modeling road traffic dynamics; design of traffic measurement and estimation systems.
C. Attitudes
  • open to research on traffic management and autonomous vehicles.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • independently design road traffic control.
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
Completed homework and successful oral exam at the end of semester.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Possibilities for supplementation takes place in accordance with the applicable study and examination rules.
20. Learning materials
Tettamanti T., Luspay T. and Varga I.: Road Traffic Modeling and Simulation, Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, 2019
Effective date 27 November 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses