Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 7th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Traffic Engineering Code: 320760 (20)
3E’s of traffic Engineering, Special problems due to mixed traffic and other conditions in developing countries,
Concept of PCU.
Road user characteristics, Vehicular characteristics, Traffic flow characteristics, Capacity, Traffic studies,
Volume, Spot speed, Speed and delay, Origin and destination, Parking and accident.
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.
Analysis of traffic accidents, Highway lighting, Effect of road conditions and road geometrics on traffic safety,
Traffic safety awareness.
Traffic and Environment
Pollution problems of cities, Noise pollution, Air pollution, Vibration, Environmental Impact Assessment,
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)