# Register now to access 7 million high quality study materials (What's Course Hero?) Course Hero is the premier provider of high quality online educational resources. With millions of study documents, online tutors, digital flashcards and free courseware, Course Hero is helping students learn more efficiently and effectively. Whether you're interested in exploring new subjects or mastering key topics for your next exam, Course Hero has the tools you need to achieve your goals.

8 Pages

### a1_cee3604_2011 solution

Course: CEE 3604, Fall 2011
School: Virginia Tech
Rating:

Word Count: 968

#### Document Preview

3604: CEE Introduction to Transportation Engineering Fall 2011 Assignment 1: Matlab and Basic Computations Solution Instructor: Trani Problem 1 One of the basic problems in transportation engineering is determining the performance of vehicles traveling between two points. The flight profiles of three domestic flights in the United States are provided as text files in this assignment. A sample file is shown in...

Register Now

#### Unformatted Document Excerpt

Coursehero >> Virginia >> Virginia Tech >> CEE 3604

Course Hero has millions of student submitted documents similar to the one
below including study guides, practice problems, reference materials, practice exams, textbook help and tutor support.

Course Hero has millions of student submitted documents similar to the one below including study guides, practice problems, reference materials, practice exams, textbook help and tutor support.
Find millions of documents on Course Hero - Study Guides, Lecture Notes, Reference Materials, Practice Exams and more. Course Hero has millions of course specific materials providing students with the best way to expand their education.

Below is a small sample set of documents:

Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 1: Matlab and Basic ComputationsDate Due: August 31, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1One of the basic problems in transportation engineering is determining the performance of vehi
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 2: Transportation SystemsSolutionInstructor: TraniProblem 1Browse various tables and sections of the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2011 and read the the class materials for wee
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 2: Transportation SystemsDate Due: September 7, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1Browse various tables and sections of the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2011 and read the the clas
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 3: Vehicle Forces and KinematicsDate Due: September 16, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1a) A commuter train with a mass of 305,000 kg. travels downhill at a grade of -2% and 50 mp
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 3: Vehicle Forces and KinematicsDate Due: September 16, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1a) A commuter train with a mass of 305,000 kg. travels downhill at a grade of -2% and 50 mp
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 4:Rail Analysis and Stopping/Passing DistancesDate Due: September 26, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1The basic resistance of the French TGV rail system can be modeled using a mod
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 4:Rail Analysis and Stopping/Passing DistancesDate Due: September 26, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1The basic resistance of the French TGV rail system can be modeled using a mod
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 5: Traffic and Mass Transit ModelingDate Due: October 17, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1The Greenberg model is known to be:k u = c ln j kwhere:u is the space mean speed (k
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 5: Traffic and Mass Transit ModelingSolutionInstructor: TraniProblem 1The Greenberg model is known to be:k u = c ln j kwhere:u is the space mean speed (km/hr), k j is the
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 6: Mass Transit and Airport CapacityDate Due: October 26, 2009Instructor: TraniProblem 1A truck runs out of brakes while traveling at 70 mph on an interstate highway in North Ca
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 6: Mass Transit and Airport CapacityDate Due: October 26, 2009Instructor: TraniProblem 1A truck runs out of brakes while traveling at 70 mph on an interstate highway in North Ca
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 7: Geometric Design and Turning ManeuversDate Due: November 2, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1a) Calculate the minimum length of a vertical curve designed for an Interstate Highw
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 7: Geometric Design and Turning ManeuversPartial SolutionsInstructor: TraniProblem 1a) Calculate the minimum length of a vertical curve designed for an Interstate Highway with a
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Fall 2011CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringAssignment 8: intersection Analysis and Queueing TheoryDate Due: November 18, 2009Instructor: TraniProblem 1The intersection shown in Figure 1 is to be studied for level of service charact
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 8: intersection Analysis and Queueing TheorySolutionInstructor: TraniProblem 1The intersection shown in Figure 1 is to be studied for level of service characteristics. The inter
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Assignment 9: Transportation PlanningDate Due: December 7, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1Two nearby cities are connected by two bridges as shown in Figure 1. The distances between Twin Cit
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
AirportTerminalPassengerFlowProblemSampleproblemtodemonstratethesolutiontoafirstorderdifferentialequation ifferentialequationinfinitedifferenceformDdL/dt=lambda(t)mu(t)DefinelambdaandmuL(t+1)=L(t)+(lambda(t)mu(t)tlambda(t)=demandfunctionasafunctiono
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
3000ColumnCColumnCColumnJ250020001500100020001500100050050000200020406080 100 120 140 160 180 200Speed(km/hr)180160SpaceMean Speed(km/hr)ColumnG2500F lo w( veh /h rp erlan e)Flow(veh/hr)3000140f(x)=2.3181151113x+149.21074629
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Introduction to Transportation EngineeringCar Following ModelsDr. Antonio A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, Virginia2009Virginia Tech1Approaches to Modeling Traf
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
HIGHWAY DESIGN MANUAL100-1June 26, 2006CHAPTER 100BASIC DESIGN POLICIESTopic 101 - Design SpeedIndex 101.1 - Selection of Design SpeedDesign speed is defined as: &quot;a speed selected toestablish specific minimum geometric designelements for a partic
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
FLEXIBLE PAVEMENT DESIGN MANUALPUBLISHED BYFLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONPAVEMENT MANAGEMENT OFFICE605 SUWANNEE STREET, M.S. 32TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA 32399-0450DOCUMENT NO. 625-010-002-gMARCH 2008UPDATES TO THIS MANUAL WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON PAV
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Introduction to Transportation EngineeringDiscussion of Stopping and Passing DistancesDr. Antonio A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VirginiaFall, Spring 2009Virgin
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604Transportation GeometricDesignOthersTransportation Engineering (A.A. Trani)1Horizontal Curves (Highways)Transportation Engineering (A.A. Trani)2Note Some Differences with VerticalAlignments The length L is dened along the curvedpath I
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604Transportation GeometricDesignHighwaysTransportation Engineering (A.A. Trani)1HistoryRoads have been developed in ancient cultures fortrade and military reasonsSilk Road - 6000 km in lengthAppian Road - Rome to Brindisi (Italy)Source:W
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Introduction to Transportation EngineeringApplications of Queueing Theory to IntersectionAnalysis Level of ServiceDusan Teodorovic and Antonio A. TraniCivil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg,
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Tansportation EngineeringQuick Review of Highway Level of ServiceDr. Antonio A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VirginiaSpring 2006Virginia Tech1Introductory Rema
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Tansportation EngineeringCapacity of Mass Transit Technologies (includingAutomated People Movers)Dr. Antonio A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VirginiaSpring 2009
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Matlab IntroductionDr. Antonio A. TraniProfessorDept. of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Tech (copyright A.A. Trani)Purpose of this SectionTo illustrate simple uses of the MATLABTM TechnicallanguageTo help you understand under what cir
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Introduction to MATLABMATLAB Matrix ManipulationsTransportation Infrastructure Systems GSDr. Antonio TraniCivil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityFall 2002Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univer
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
NCHRPREPORT 616Multimodal Level of ServiceAnalysis for Urban StreetsNATIONALCOOPERATIVEHIGHWAYRESEARCHPROGRAMTRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD 2008 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE*OFFICERSCHAIR: Debra L. Miller, Secretary, Kansas DOT, TopekaVICE CHAIR: Adib K
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604 Introduction to TransportationEngineeringFinite Source Stochastic QueuesPaving OperationsVirginia Tech (A.A. Trani)1Example # 6 Paving OperationsA paving operation can be represented using a nitesource queueIn the paving operation, paver
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2009Exam 1 (1.25 hours)Instructor: TraniProblem 1 (25%)Using loop detectors in the pavement, a traffic engineer estimates that the jamming condition of a two-lane undivided highwayoccurs when
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Name _ SolutionCEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2009Final Exam 1 (2 hours)Instructor: TraniProblem 1 (25%)A pedestrian crossing geometry is shown in Figure 1. This pedestrian crossing involves stopping traffic in all lanes al
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Introduction to TransportationEngineeringIntroduction to Queueing TheoryDr. A.A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringSpring 2011Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University1 of 95Material Presented in this SectionTopicsQu
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Name _ Signature _CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Exam 1 (Solution)Problem 1 (40)A traffic engineer collects data at a busy section of highway 23. The highway has 4 lanes - two per side. The data collected forone lane is
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Name _ Signature _CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Exam 2 (Open Notes)Problem 1 (50 Points)An airport in Europe has the runway configuration shown in Figure 1. Due to the proximity of the parallel runways andin order to i
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Name _ Signature _CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation EngineeringFall 2011Exam 3 (Open Notes)Problem 1 (40 Points)Data collected at a weigh station near Roanoke, Virginia suggests that during the peak-hour period, 90 trucks perhour arrive rando
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
April 14, 2004Quiz B - CEE 3604Introduction to Transportation EngineeringOpen Book and Notes (50 minutes)Your Name _SS Number _Your Signature * _* The answers in this exam are the product of my own work. I certify that I have not receivednor I hav
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604Rail Transportation: AddendumRail Resistance EquationsTransportation Engineering (A.A. Trani)Fundamental FormulaA quadratic formula has been used for over 80years to approximate rail vehicle resistancevon Borries Formel, Leitzmann Formel, B
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604: Introduction toTransportation EngineeringApplications of Linear RegressionDrs. H. Baik and A. TraniSpring 2004The Basic QuestionSuppose we have 10 datapoints, (i.e., n=10)What is the equation of a line,y = ax + b, that representsthese
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
7.1 IntroductionCHAPTER 7Transportation RouteAlignments7.1 IntroductionThe famous Silk Road has been one of the best known ancient trade routes. This routeconsisted of many sections, links, and alternates. The Silk Road was built as a caravan route
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
RESEARCH PAYS OFFThe Highway Capacity ManualDevelopment and ApplicationProblemThe major problems facing motorists ontoday's highways are congestion, accidents, and coststoo many automobiles traveling to the same place at thesame time; too many autom
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Introduction to Transportation EngineeringCEE 3604State of the U.S. Transportation SystemDr. Antonio A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia TechVirginia Tech (A.A. Trani)Topics for Discussion Description of various modes
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Time Space DiagramsTransportation System CapacityDr. Antonio A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgSpring 2011Virginia Tech1Why Time Space Diagrams?To estimate the fo
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Introduction to Transportation EngineeringTraffic Flow ModelsDr. Antonio A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VirginiaFall 2009Virginia Tech1Topics for Discussion
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Introduction to TransportationEngineeringTransportation as a SystemDr. A. A. TraniJanuary 20, 2004Topics for Discussion Transportation modes Progress in transportation Extend of transportation systems in the country Basic statistics Transportati
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
CEE 3604Transportation EngineeringPavement DesignTransportation Engineering (A.A. Trani)1Pavement DesignThe level of service of roads depends not only onnumber of lanes and safety features of the road butalso on the quality of pavementsPavement d
Virginia Tech - CEE - 3604
Introduction to Tansportation EngineeringFundamentals of Ground Vehicle PerformanceDr. Antonio A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VirginiaFall and Spring 2011Virgin
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
CEE 5614: Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFall 2011Assignment 1Date Due: August 29 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1Familiarize yourself with the Great Circle Mapper application (http:/www.gcmap.com/). Plan three trips from JFK Internationalairp
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
CEE 5614: Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFall 2011Assignment 2: Air TransportationDate Due: September 6, 2011 by Close of Business Day (via Email)Instructor: TraniProblem 1Suppose we are conducting an analysis of flight operations for Atlanta
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
CEE 5614: Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFall 2011Assignment 3: Air Transportation Systems AnalysisDate Due: September 26, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1An airline is evaluating two aircraft to operate flights from LaGuardia Airport in New Yo
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
CEE 5614: Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFall 2011Assignment 3: Air Transportation Systems AnalysisDate Due: September 26, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1An airline is evaluating two aircraft to operate flights from LaGuardia Airport in New Yo
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
CEE 5614: Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFall 2011Assignment 4: Air Transportation Systems AnalysisDate Due: October 17, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1The National Airspace System is a complex system with thousands of commercial flights each
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
CEE 5614: Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFall 2011Assignment 4: Air Transportation Systems AnalysisDate Due: October 17, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1The National Airspace System is a complex system with thousands of commercial flights each
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
CEE 5614: Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFall 2011Assignment 5: Capacity AnalysisDate Due: November 9, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1Read the technical paper entitled Air ground collaboration through delegatedseparation: Results of simulatio
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
CEE 5614: Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFall 2011Assignment 6: Deterministic Queueing AnalysisDate Due:November 28, 2011Instructor: TraniProblem 1A single runway airport has Pareto Capacity diagram shown in Figure 1.Figure 1. Single Runway
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
History of Air TransportationDr. Antonio A. TraniProfessorDepartment of Civil and Environmental EngineeringAugust 27, 2010Virginia Tech1Early Developments1903 - Wright Brothers rst ight in North Carolina1916 - First air mail service (Army)1918 -
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
Example of Aircraft Climb andManeuvering PerformanceCEE 5614Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsDr. Antonio A. TraniProfessorVirginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems LaboratoryExample - Aircraft Climb PerformanceAircraft maneuvering performanc
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFundamentals of Aircraft Performance (1)Dr. Antonio A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia TechFall 2010BlacksburgNEXTOR - National Center of Excellence for Aviation Research1Introdu
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFundamentals of Aircraft Performance (2)Dr. Antonio A. TraniProfessor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia TechFall 2010BlacksburgVirginia Tech - Air TRansportation Systems Laboratory1Example of Air
Virginia Tech - CEE - 5614
Analysis of Air Transportation SystemsFundamentals of Aircraft Performance (3)Dr. Antonio A. TraniAssociate Professor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityFall 2004BlacksburgNEXTOR - National Cent