Traffic Engineering and Safety

CE625 - Traffic Engineering and Management

Course Code: CE-625 (Open Elective) - for Part III (Semester-VI) Students

Course Learning Outcome: The course aims to provide students with an in-depth theoretical understanding of traffic control, traffic flow analysis using applied mathematics, and level-of-service evaluation of highways. It also incorporates the concepts of intelligent transportation systems.

Session: Offered first for 2023-24 Even Semester (January 2024 – May 2024)

Course Handout 

Course Materials

UNIT II: Traffic Flow Analysis using Microscopic and Macroscopic Models

Traffic Flow and Traffic Control Element of traffic flow theory, Characteristics of Uninterrupted traffic, Characteristics of interrupted, Statistical analysis of traffic flow variables, Traffic Control – principles, methodologies and devices, advanced technologies. 

Unit I: Traffic Studies, Demand Prediction, and O-D Estimation (After Unit I Completion)

Introduction to Traffic Demand – road user and Vehicle Characteristics, Traffic Demand Prediction- O – D and Parking studies. 

UNIT III: Traffic Assignment, Modal Shift, Capacity, Level of Service

Mode Choice, Traffic Assignment, Capacity and Level of Service (LOS) analysis of various traffic facilities. 


UNIT IV: Traffic Management and Control

Traffic Management Fundamentals of Traffic Management, Principles and Methodology, Traffic Systems Management, Technique of management, Exclusive Bus Lanes Traffic management Techniques, Speed control and Zoning, Parking Control, Traffic Segregation and Channelization, Principles and Design of Traffic Signs, Their Placement and Visibility, Transportation System Management, Route and Network Management, Area Traffic Management, Citywide Traffic Control and Management, Centralized Data Processing and Monitoring. 


Textbooks

REFERENCE BOOKS: 

1. HCM, Highway Capacity Manual, Transportation Research Board, USA. (2010 edition)

2. Indo HCM, Highway Capacity Manual, India (2017 edition)


Continuous Evaluation

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Quiz-2

CE453 - Traffic Engineering

Course Code: CE-453 (Open Elective)

Course Learning Outcome: The course aims to provide students with an in-depth theoretical understanding of traffic control, traffic flow analysis using applied mathematics, and level-of-service evaluation of highways. It also incorporates the concepts of intelligent transportation systems.

Session: Offered in Even Semesters 2021-22 and 2022-23