CEIE360OutlineS12-8 - Spring 2012 CEIE 360 Introduction to...

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Spring 2012 CEIE 360 – Introduction to Transportation Engineering Tentative Course Outline Instructor : Mohan M. Venigalla, Ph.D., P.E. Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering Engineering Building, Room 1411, MSN 6C1 Office hours: Wednesday 2:00 – 5:00 PM Phone: (703) 993-1630: mailto: mvenigal@gmu.edu Course Web Site: http://mason.gmu.edu/~mvenigal Course TA: Meredith Jackson ( mjacks14@gmu.edu ) TA Office Hours: TBD Class hrs: Tue, Lab: 1:30 PM to 3:20 PM (IN 215G) Thu, Lecture: 1:30 PM – 4:15 PM (IN 129) 360 Introduction to Transportation Engineering (3:2:3) Prerequisites: ENGR 210, ENGL 302, and CEIE 290. Introduces transportation systems and the factors that influence their planning, design, and operation. Topics include fundamentals of urban travel, travel demand forecasting, and traffic flow; principles of highway design; highway capacity and level of services; introduction to traffic control; traffic signal control systems; intersection design; speed zoning and control; and introduction to Intelligent Transportation Systems and travel demand management. Requires laboratory, field work on selected topics. Fulfills writing-intensive requirement for civil and infrastructure engineering major. S Books: Required: Principles of Highway Engineering and Traffic Analysis, Fred L. Mannering, SS Washburn, and WP Kilareski. John Wiley and Sons. 2009. References: Transportation Engineering Planning and Design. Paul H. Wright, Norman J. Ashford and Robert Stammer. John Wiley and Sons. Latest. Other material: 1. Supplementary material from the instructor 2. University library resource for CEIE 360: http://infoguides.gmu.edu/ceie360 2. World Wide Web resources: Bureau of Transportation Statistics: http://www.bts.gov US Department of Transportation: http://www.dot.gov Institute of Transportation Engineers: http://www.ite.org American Society of Civil Engineers: http://www.asce.org Transportation Research Board: http://nationalacademies.org/trb/ AASHTO: http://www.aashto.org/ VDOT: http://www.vdot.state.va.us/ More…
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Course Objectives: 1. To introduce students to the fundamentals of traffic engineering, and
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course CEIE 360 taught by Professor Flannery during the Spring '09 term at George Mason.

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