NIT Hamirpur Syllabus Traffic Engineer

 

NIT Hamirpur Syllabus  TRAFFIC ENGINEER

  TRAFFIC ENGINEER

1. Traffic Engineering Elements: Vehicle Characteristics, Human factors and

driver characteristics, Road characteristics.    

2. Traffic Engineering Studies and Analysis:   Introduction   to   traffic   studies,   Traffic   volume

studies,   speed   studies,   origin    and   destination   studies.   Travel

time and delay studies, parking studies, accident studies.    

3. Traffic Flow Characteristics:   Nature   of   Traffic   flow,   Approaches   to   understand   Traffic

Flow,   Parameters   connected   with   Traffic   flow,   Categories   of   Traffic   flow,

Uninterrupted   traffic   flow   model.   Analysis   of   speed,   flow   and   density   relationship,

Empirical  studies  of  traffic  stream  Characteristics  

4. Fundamentals of Interrupted Traffic Flow:   Shock   waves,   Traffic   flow   at   signalized   and

non?signalized  intersections.    

5. Intersection Control and Design:   Introduction,   Types   of   intersections,   Design

considerations,   Traffic   control   devices,   Conflict   areas   at   intersections,   Types   of

Intersection   controls,   Design of traffic   signals,   warrants   for   interchanges,   Design   of

interchanges.    

6. Highway Capacity:   Introduction,   Highway   capacity,   Level   of   service,   basic   freeway

capacity  studies,  Multilane,  Highway  capacity,  two  lane  Highway  capacities.    

Text Books:

1. Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning     L R Kadyali

2. Transportation Engineering         C J Khisty and B K Lall

3. Transportation Engineering and Planning    C S Papacostas and P D Prevedouros

Reference Books:

1. Traffic Flow Fundamentals        Adolf D May

2. Traffic Engineering          Mcshane and Roess

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