ENGRCEE 220A Travel Demand Analysis I (2013-2014)

ENGRCEE 220A Travel Demand Analysis I

(Not required for any major.)
Catalog Data:

ENGRCEE 220A Travel Demand Analysis I (Credit Units: 4) Fundamentals of transportation systems analysis. Theoretical aspects of travel demand. Travel behavior. Modeling of performance characteristics and costs of transportation modes. In-depth presentation of travel demand modeling techniques. Development of travel choice models including mode, route, and destination choice. Equilibration. Graduate students only. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0471861102.

Recommended Textbook:

Course web site: https://eee.uci.edu/09f/17300/

Jean-Daniel M. Saphores
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic

Basic knowledge of probability and statistics; engineering mathematics.

Lecture Topics:
  • Topic 1: Overview; Course Outline
  • Topic 2: Mathematical review (O&W, Chapter 2)
  • Topic 3: Transportation Systems Analysis (Florian vs Manheim)
  • Topic 4: Trip Generation (O&W, Chapter 4)
  • Topic 5: Trip Distribution (O&W, Chapter 5)
  • Topic 6: Modal Split & Direct Demand (O&W, Chapter 6)
  • A review of demand theory (microeconomics)
  • Topic 7: Assignment (O&W, Chapter 10)
  • Topic 8: Equilibration (O&W, Chapter 11)
  • Topic 9: Discrete choice models (Train, Chapters 1-6)
  • Topic 10: Activity based models (Time permitting)
Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

Standard word processing and spreadsheet software; knowledge of MathLab is a plus but is not required.

Laboratory Projects:


Professional Component
Design Content Description
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework: 50%
  • Midterm(s): 25%
  • Final: 25%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

May 30, 2013
Senate Approved:
May 7, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr