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  Dec 16, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CEE 3610 - Introduction to Transportation Engineering


Spring. 3 credits.

M. A. Turnquist.

Introduces technological, economic, and social aspects of transportation. Emphasizes design and functioning of transportation systems and their components. Covers supply-demand interactions; system planning, design, and management; traffic flow, intersection control and network analysis; institutional and energy issues; and environmental impacts.

Outcome 1: Develop understanding of analytical models used for traffic flow, intersection delay, transit line operations and urban transportation planning.

Outcome 2: Develop understanding of how engineering and economic criteria interact to guide decisions regarding system design and operation.

Outcome 3: Increase awareness of transportation’s role with respect to energy usage, environmental quality and the economy.

Outcome 4: Develop understanding of how transportation systems are financed, the role of public policy, and potential alternative financing methods.



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