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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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CIVL 6290 - Freight Transportation Systems


Background and socio-economic aspects of freight transportation. Freight policy and planning objectives. Distribution system and participating agents. Behavior of freight agents. Short-medium term operational improvements: Land use and traffic related. Short-medium term operational improvements: System level strategies. System perspective of freight activity. Strategic freight transportation planning and freight demand modeling.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: CIVL 6250.

When Offered: Spring term odd-numbered years



Credit Hours: 3



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