f15 ce429 - CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT CE 429 Traffic Engineering(2

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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT CE 429 - Traffic Engineering (2 Units) Fall 2015 Instructor: Emelinda M. Parentela Office: VEC 203 Phone: 562-985-4932 E-mail: [email protected] Office hours: 1:00-1:50 PM (M); 5:00-5:50 PM (M); 1:00-1:50 PM (Th); 3:00-3:50 PM (F); or by appointment Class Time: 200-3:50 PM, Monday Classroom: VEC 402 Course Description: Capacity and level of service analyses of highway facilities. Intersection signal timing design. Introduction to traffic control devices. Volume, speed and delay studies. Use of traffic data for design, planning and operational levels of analyses. Letter grade only (A- F). (Lecture-Problems 2 hours) Corequisites: CE 426, 429L Textbook: Traffic Engineering, 4th Edition, McShane. W.R., Roess, R.P., and Prassas, E.S., Prentice Hall. References: Highway Capacity Manual (HCM), TRB Special Report 209, Transportation Research Board, 2010 Transportation Engineering and Planning, C.S. Papacostas and P.D. Prevedouros, (2nd Edition) Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Institute of Transportation Engineers, 2009. CALTRANS Traffic Manual. ITE Journals. Institute of Transportation Engineers. Additional references may be cited during the course of the lectures. Course Objectives: The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the fundamentals of traffic engineering and to apply traffic engineering principles in solving problems.

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