Week 1 - Introduction to Transport

This session provides an introduction to this module. It consists of a brief overview of the evolution of transport systems over the centuries and an outline of the design principles of modern transport systems.

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A seminar accompanies this lecture and covers the basics of the Python programming language. Throughout the module, we will use the latter to demonstrate some of the concepts we cover.

Lecture materials

  • Seminar 1

    We will use Python and Jupyter notebooks to practice the modeling approaches we cover in this module. This session will help you familiarise yourself with the most common Python programming toolkits and help you get started with your first coursework assignment.

  • Tutorial 1

    Tutorial questions relating to the materials covered in this week’s lectures.