MA5021 - Optimisation applied to air traffic

MA5021 - Optimisation applied to air traffic


General objective:

At the end of the course the student should know to apply mathematical techniques to modelise differents components of ATM system.

Detailed objectives:

Modelise optimisation problems particular for air trafic area.
Evaluate the complexity of a situation of air traffic using relevant indicators.
Evaluate the capacity of a air transport system.
Describe and apply existing methods for traffic into a network.
Transport networks theory. Sectorisation synthesis principles (2D, continued, discreet, dynamic extension 3D). Trafic assignment methods. Mathematical modelisation of airports capacities. Trafic complexity metric.


  • Lectures : 22
This course is part of the programme

In brief

ECTS credits : cf Teaching Unit

Number of hours 22


Catherine MANCEL

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