CE1006 Traffic Engineering Management Syllabus

CE1006 TRAFFIC ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT 3 0 0 100


OBJECTIVE
The students acquire comprehensive knowledge of traffic surveys and studies such as ‘Volume Count’, ‘Speed and delay’, ‘Origin and destination’, ‘Parking’, ‘Pedestrian’ and ‘Accident surveys’. They achieve knowledge on design of ‘at grade’ and ‘grade separated’ intersections. They also become familiar with various traffic control and traffic management measures.

1. INTRODUCTION 9
Significance and scope, Characteristics of Vehicles and
Road Users, Skid Resistance and Braking Efficiency (Problems), Components of Traffic Engineering- Road, Traffic and Land Use Characteristics

2. TRAFFIC SURVEYS AND ANALYSIS 9
Surveys and Analysis - Volume, Capacity, Speed and Delays, Origin and Destination, Parking, Pedestrian Studies, Accident Studies and Safety Level of Services- Problems

3. TRAFFIC CONTROL 9
Traffic signs, Road markings, Design of Traffic signals and Signal co-ordination (Problems), Traffic control aids and Street furniture, Street Lighting, Computer applications in Signal design

4. GEOMETRIC DESIGN OF INTERSECTIONS 9
Conflicts at Intersections, Classification of Intersections at Grade, - Chanallised and Unchanallised Intersection - Grade Separators (Concepts only), Principles of Intersection Design, Elements of Intersection Design, Chanallisation and Rotary design (Problems), Grade Separators


5. TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT 9
Traffic Management- Traffic System Management (TSM) and Travel Demand Management (TDM), Traffic Forecasting techniques, Restrictions on turning movements, One-way Streets, Traffic Segregation, Traffic Calming, Tidal flow operations, Exclusive Bus Lanes - Introduction to Intelligence Transport System (ITS)


TOTAL : 45

TEXT BOOKS
1. Khanna K and Justo C E G, Highway Engineering, Khanna Publishers, Roorkee, 2001.
2. Kadiyali L R, Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning, Khanna Technical Publications, Delhi, 2000.


REFERENCES
1. Indian Roads Congress (IRC) specifications: Guidelines and special publications on Traffic Planning and Management
2. Guidelines of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India.
3. Subhash C.Saxena, A Course in Traffic Planning and Design, Dhanpat Rai Publications, New Delhi, 1989.
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