Academic Catalog

CVE353 TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

Course Code: 3640353
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr BERTU AKINTU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3640202
The course set above should be completed before taking CVE353 TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC ENGINEERING .

Course Content

Introduction to transportation systems. Vehicles, network and terminals as components of transportation systems engineering. Design of transportation facilities emphasizing land transportation. Operations planning of transportation systems and traffic engineering. Models of traffic flow. Traffic analysis at intersections. Basic definitions and computations of level of service. Planning and management techniques.