Class_4_Vehicle_Performance_and_Resistan

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Unformatted text preview: CE 321Class Overview January 20, 2009 Course expectations Transportation definition; PSU curriculum Chapter 1 of MKW Vehicle performance and resistances Applications to highways Aerodynamic, rolling, grade Next class: Tractive effort and vehicle acceleration Homework #1 due The Pennsylvania State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering CE 321: Highway Engineering Class #5: Vehicle Performance and Resistances Spring 2008 Overview Vehicle performance Highway design Traffic analysis Resistances encountered by vehicles Aerodynamic Grade Rolling Vehicle Model Vehicle Performance Acceleration Freeway merging Entrance ramps Intersection sight distance Deceleration Stopping sight distance Exit ramps Vehicle Performance Ascending and Descending Grades Truck climbing lanes Runaway truck ramps Truck Escape Ramp Truck Lanes Vehicle Performance Highway Design Stopping sight distance Passing sight distance Safety Ramps (Acceleration and deceleration lengths) Maximum grades Sight Distance Vehicle Performance Traffic Analysis Speed limits Signal timing Progression timing (acceleration) Speed limits Vehicle Resistances...
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2009 for the course CE 321 taught by Professor Petrucha during the Spring '02 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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