Feb 24, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CV 380 - Transportation Engineering

4 lecture hours 0 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
The class will give an overview of the characteristics and functions of highway, air, rail and other modes of urban and intercity transportation. The class will concentrate on the design of roadways and intersections. The planning process, the evaluation of costs, benefits and environmental considerations are covered. (prereq: sophomore standing)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Have a knowledge of the terms used in transportation engineering and their definitions
  • Understand the steps required for a roadway development project
  • Understand how vehicle and driver characteristics influence the design of various transportation facilities
  • Learn the procedures for horizontal and vertical road alignments
  • Be able to relate traffic flow characteristics, including capacity, speed and safety considerations, to the design of roadways
  • Be able to perform signal timing analysis
  • Understand the transportation needs of persons with mobility disabilities

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None 

Dr. Mitzi Dobersek

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