Jan 21, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
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CV 3320 - Traffic Engineering

4 lecture hours 0 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
This course provides an in-depth assessment of traffic related issues on transportation infrastructure.  Students analyze traffic demands and design systems to efficiently manage traffic flow.  Course topics include traffic flow theory, data collection and analysis techniques, traffic control and intersection design. (prereq: CV 380 , MA 262 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Utilize statistical techniques to assess traffic conditions
  • Model traffic flow conditions
  • Design and analyze weaving, merging and diverging highway segments
  • Appropriately sign and mark highway facilities
  • Analyze and properly design signalized and non-signalized intersections

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Transportation engineering
  • Probability and statistics

Course Topics
  • Human factors in transportation design
  • Traffic control devices
  • Traffic flow theory and analysis
  • Statistical testing in traffic applications
  • Data collection and reduction techniques
  • Volume, speed, travel-time and delay studies
  • Weaving, merging, and diverging roadway segments
  • Signing and marking
  • Intersection design and warrants

Coordinator
Dr. Jera Sullivan



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