CIVIL-349 / 4 credits

Teacher: Geroliminis Nikolaos

Language: English


Summary

Introduce the major elements of transportation systems and traffic engineering-Develop analytical and technical skills in applying the fundamentals of the transport field-Understand the key concepts and physics of the transport phenomena- Connect with real transportation problems and data analytics

Content

Keywords

Traffic engineering, Shockwave Theory, Traffic Control, Data collection, Bus operations

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

  • Introduction to Transportation Systems I

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of the course, the students must be able to:
  • Analyze mobility and performance of transport systems
  • Assess/Evaluate transport phenomena with real data
  • Demonstrate knowledge in traffic engineering
  • Develop a critical thinking how to resolve mobility problems

Transversal skills

  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Take account of the social and human dimensions of the engineering profession.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for creativity.

Teaching methods

Ex-cathedra with assisted exercises, course group projects

 

Expected student activities

Attending lectures, doing exercises and lab projects, preparing for exams

Assessment methods

Midterm 30%

Final Exam 40%

Laboratories 30%

 

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Traffic engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Traffic engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15   CM1103
CM1105
 
15-16    
16-17   CM1103
CM1105
 
17-18    
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Thursday, 14h - 16h: Lecture CM1103
CM1105

Thursday, 16h - 18h: Exercise, TP CM1103
CM1105