DE6203 – Traffic Engineering
To introduce traffic engineering concepts and fundamentals
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- Self directed hours
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- Learning Outcomes
- Plan and evaluate a range of traffic surveys.
2Understand and apply the principles of traffic flow theory and traffic management.
3Demonstrate knowledge of intersection design fundamentals, and design at-grade intersections.
4Evaluate and apply road safety analysis principles and procedures.
5Understand and appraise the design factors relating to traffic facilities for non-vehicle road users.
- Traffic growth and traffic forecasts, traffic surveys
Levels of service, road capacity, traffic flow characteristics and modelling, road hierarchy, access and movement functions, traffic impact assessment, Traffic calming, parking facilities
Intersection design fundamentals and practice, at grade intersection design
Accident prevention and reduction, accident investigation procedures and analyses, road safety audits
Types and characteristics of non-vehicle road users, methods to reduce passenger vehicle road usage, sustainable transport modes, alternatives to roading, advantages and disadvantages resulting from a decrease in vehicle usage
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