CSVTU, B.E. VII Semester, CIVIL Engineering,Traffic Engineering Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 7th  Branch: Civil Engineering

Subject: Traffic Engineering Code: 320760 (20)

Unit 1

Introduction

3E’s of traffic Engineering, Special problems due to mixed traffic and other conditions in developing countries,

Concept of PCU.

Unit 2

Traffic Characteristics

Road user characteristics, Vehicular characteristics, Traffic flow characteristics, Capacity, Traffic studies,

Volume, Spot speed, Speed and delay, Origin and destination, Parking and accident.

Unit 3

Traffic Operations

Traffic regulations, Controls on vehicles, Drivers and flow, One way street tidal flow operation, priority for high

occupancy vehicles, Traffic control devices, Signs, Signals, Islands and markings, Design of isolated traffic

signals by IRC method.

Unit 4

Traffic Safety

Analysis of traffic accidents, Highway lighting, Effect of road conditions and road geometrics on traffic safety,

Traffic safety awareness.

Unit 5

Traffic and Environment

Pollution problems of cities, Noise pollution, Air pollution, Vibration, Environmental Impact Assessment,

Mitigative Measures.

Name of Text Books:

Traffic Engineering – McShane, W.R. and Roes, R.P. (Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1990)

Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning – Kadiyali, L.R. (Khanna Publishers, Delhi, 1996)

Name of Reference Books:

Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering – Flaherty, CAO’(Ed.) (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1997)

Traffic Flow Fundamentals – May, A.D. (Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1990)

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