BA8110 - Transport Analysis advanced Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The course will be given next time in spring semester 2021, with the following content:
- Review of the basics concepts of discrete choice model
- Description of different models (MNL, NL, ML)
- VOT derivation and microeconomic considerations
- Practical exercises on Biogeme/Python Biogeme
- Review of the basic concepts of route assignment models (car / PT)
- Description of different models (user classes, algorithms, stability and equilibrium)

Learning outcome

- Knowledge about various choice models, input data for choice models, estimation techniques
- Knowledge about requirements for equilibrium, algorithms to achieve route distribution for cars and public transport passenger

- Use the program Biogene/Python Biogene to estimate simple discrete choice models
- Analyse and estimate choice models
- Choose between and use route choice models
- Understand and develop discrete choice models to explain transport moving patterns
- Understand the route assignment algorithms for cars and public transport
- Understand the calculations behind the Regional Transport Model

Learning methods and activities

5 days seminar with excersises, self studies and writing a scientific article.

Further on evaluation

Basis for the grade in the course is a paper in the form of a scientific article.

Required previous knowledge

Master degree i fields related to transport analysis.
TBA4291, BA6009 or

MSc degree with qualifications for PhD studies at NTNU.

Course materials

Reports, papers, etc. to be announced at the start of the course.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4
No.of specialization hours: 6

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Urban Design and Planning
  • Road and Transport Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering



Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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