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Modelling Transport

ISBN-10: 0471965340

ISBN-13: 9780471965343

Edition: 2nd 1994

Authors: J. de D. Ort�zar, Luis G. Willumsen

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Modelling Transport J. de D. Ortzar Pontificia Universidad Catlica de Chile, Santiago, Chile L. G. Willumsen Steer Davis Gleave, London, UK This is a crucial time for transport planning and policy making, and investment in these areas is increasing. This book presents a unique contemporary account of key transport modelling techniques and applications. The authors identify methods of responding to current pressing transport planning issues and problems, reflecting radical innovations from which transport modelling techniques have benefited in recent years. Guidance is given on model selection, development, adaptation and application in different contexts. The treatment is accessible to students and practitioners alike and the subject is approached as a modelling exercise with discussion of the roles of theory, data, model specification, estimation, validation and application. Techniques are included for selecting the right level of analysis and detail for modelling purposes and how to adapt existing tools to serve the needs of regular updating of models and plans. Appearing soon after the first edition, this second edition is completely updated and presents strengthened material on Stated-Preference Techniques. The book will be useful for practitioners and both graduate and final year first degree students in civil engineering, geography, transportation and planning.
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/25/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 454
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Mathematical Prerequisites
Data and Space
Trip Generation Modelling
Trip Distribution Modelling
Modal Split and Direct Demand Models
Discrete Choice Models
Specification and Estimation of Discrete Choice Models
Model Aggregation and Transferability
Assignment
Equilibrium Between Supply and Demand
Simplified Transport Demand Models
Other Important Topics
References
Index