About the course
Foundations of mobility module
This module examines trends, opportunities, and challenges associated with intelligent transportation systems. You will learn about connected and automated vehicles, including communications technology, data standards, cybersecurity and privacy, and intelligent sensing/control. The module also covers road infrastructure technologies, such as traffic management and modeling applications, along with mobility services like mapping and decision-making technologies. You will walk away with a big picture understanding of smart transportation and its many applications.
- Introduction to Smart Transportation Systems
- Connected Vehicle (CV) Technologies
- Communication Technology and Protocols
- CV Data Standards
- CV Applications
- Automated Vehicle (AV) Technology
- AV sensing, planning, and control
- AV testing and evaluation
- Cyber security and privacy with CAV
- Road Infrastructure Technologies
- Traffic Management Technologies
- Traffic Modeling and Simulation
- Traffic management with CAVs
- Mobility Service Technologies
- Map Services I: Map Matching, Route Planning, Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA)
- Map Services II: Traffic Estimation, Traffic Forecast
- Decision Making Services: Dispatching
TIME COMMITMENT AND WORK PACE
You will have access to this module for 60 days. This module contains 6-7 hours of required recorded material and an associated testing assessment. The module also includes supplemental reading material to bolster your knowledge.
Successful completion of module topics, readings, and testing assessment with an 80% pass rate is required to earn a digital badge for this module.
To earn a Certificate in Foundations of Mobility, consider enrolling in our 15-week courses: Course I: Mobility Behavior & Technology and Course II: Mobility System Design, Finance & Regulation
PREREQUISITES & TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
- There are no prerequisites for this module.
To view technical requirements
The program requires a minimum of the following common set of tools and resources:
A high-speed internet connection outside of a corporate firewall is required to access online course lectures. Online students will need the following:
- Windows 10, Mac OS X v10.5+, or equivalent OS
- 4GB RAM
- 4GB free disk space
- A monitor capable of 1280 x 720 resolution
- Sound card and speakers
- High Speed Internet access (LAN, Cable modem or DSL)
- Latest version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari
- Adobe Reader 10+
- Cookies enabled in your web browser
Administrative/Online Technical Support
Support staff are available via phone and email to help with administrative and technical issues during our normal business hours (Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time).
Content Questions and Support
Students are welcome to contact the module instructor and/or their assistants with content-related questions and support.
You will finish this module with an understanding of connected and automated vehicles, road infrastructure, and mobility as a service.
Dr. Henry Liu is the Director of USDOT Midwest Center for Connected and Automated Transportation at the University of Michigan. He is also a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Research Professor at the UM Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). Prior joining the University ...
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