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University of Minnesota Spring 2008 CE 3201 Introduction to Transportation Engineering Dr. Henry Liu 1 Name Feb. 27, 2008 Midterm #1 I. Multiple Choices (4 points for each, total 40 points). Instructions: Circle one letter in each question for your answer. 1. The three principal resisting forces impeding vehicle motion are: a. Engine friction, tire pressure, type of tire. b. Drive line friction, weight of motor oil, gear reduction. c. Fuel efficiency, number of people in vehicle, the driver. d. Aerodynamic resistance, rolling resistance, and grade resistance. 2. For purposes of geometric design, each design vehicle has larger physical dimensions and a larger minimum turning radius than most vehicles in its class. a. True. b. False. 3. Major considerations in classifying highway and street networks functionally include: a. Accessibility b. Mobility c. Both of the above. 4. The stopping sight distance consists of: a. The distance traveled during driver perception/reaction time only
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