[Lecture: 26 hr ; Tutorial: 13 hr ; Lab: 0 hr ; Pre-requisite: CV3014; Academic Unit: 3.0 ]
Learning Objective :
To impart knowledge on statistical analyses of traffic data; use of speed-flow-density relationships; conduct shock wave analysis and compute road and intersection capacity; as well as the design of traffic signals application of traffic, parking and demand management methods.
Course Content :
Statistical analysis of traffic data. Traffic flow analysis. Highway and intersection capacity. Traffic signal control. Traffic management. Parking. Demand management. Intelligent transport systems.
Course Outline :
Statistical analysis of traffic data
Traffic flow analysis
Highway and intersection capacity
Traffic signal control
Traffic management & demand management
Intelligent transport systems
Learning Outcome :
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
- Perform basic statistical analysis of traffic data
- Use speed-flow relationships and conduct shockwave analysis
- Analyze capacity of different kinds of roads and intersections
- Design traffic signal timing
- Recommend suitable traffic management and demand management measures
Textbook if necessary will be decided by the course lecturers before the start of the semester
- Salter, R.J. and Hounsell, N. (1996). Highway Traffic Analysis and Design. 3rd ed., ELBS/ Macmillan
- O’Flaherty, C.A. (1997) (Ed.). Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering, Arnold, London
- Pline, J.L. (1999) (Ed). Traffic Engineering Handbook. 5th ed., Institute of Transportation Engineers, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.
- Transportation Research Board (2000). Highway Capacity Manual (HCM 2000). National Research Council, Washington, DC.