Syllabus Fall2011 - TTE 4004 -Transportation Engineering...

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TTE 4004 -Transportation Engineering Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida SYLLABUS Fall 2011 Course Description: This course provides an introduction to highway engineering and traffic analysis. Topics covered include an introduction to the significance of highway transportation to the social and economic underpinnings of society, road vehicle performance, geometric design of highways, traffic flow and queuing theory, highway capacity and level of service analysis, traffic control and analysis at signalized intersections, and travel demand and traffic forecasting. Course Objective: The objective of this course is for students to gain a solid understanding of the principles of highway engineering and traffic analysis. This course will present a large number of practical problems, and in sufficient depth, such that the student will be capable of solving real highway-related problems. Instructor: Phillip Haas Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering 518-B Weil Hall Email: Haas@ufl.edu Class Location: 270 Florida Gym Lab Location: 100 Williamson Hall Class Times: MWF 7 (1:55-2:45 pm) Lab Times: M 9-10 (4:05-6:00 pm) Website : http://lss.at.ufl.edu/ Text (required): Principles of Highway Engineering and Traffic Analysis , 4 th Edition; Mannering, Washburn, and Kilareski; Wiley & Sons, Inc.; ISBN: 978-0-470-29075-0. Available at UF bookstore and web outlets. Additional References: Highway Capacity Manual 2010, AASHTO Green Book, Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) ( http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/pdfs/2009/mutcd2009edition.pdf ). Class Attendance:
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