Subject Areas Fall2011

Subject Areas Fall2011 - Subject Areas and Learning...

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Subject Areas and Learning Objectives Introduction Transportation and Society Role of civil engineering in the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of highways and associated transportation facilities and services. Learning Objective: This portion of the class provides some general background information on transportation. This information is intended to give the student a basic knowledge of some of the fundamental issues in transportation. The primary objective is to get students to start thinking about transportation critically and not accept, at face value, the ideologic view of transportation that is often portrayed in the popular press and espoused in political jargon. Road Vehicle Design and Performance Resistance Acceleration Deceleration Braking Theory Learning Objective: The objective of this portion of the course is to give students a basic understanding of the factors influencing road vehicle performance. This includes familiarity with terms such as power, torque, and gearing as they apply to actual road vehicles and the elements of braking including brake-force proportioning and braking efficiency. After
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course TTE 4004 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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