CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Final Exam
Fall 2009
Tuesday, December 15
120 points total
All questions 20 points each. In some questions, a point breakdown is provided, so allocate your
time accordingly. Solve all 6 questions. You
Table of Contents
Abstract
Introduction
The Current Light Rail System
Limitations
Solution
A New METRORail Line
The Yellow Line
Yellow Line Calculations
Appendix
Figures
Calculations
Bibliography
Abstract
The fourth largest city by population in the Unite
CEE 4630 Lec. 1.2
A Primer on Transportation +
Overview of Vehicle Design
Future Transportation
Technologies and Systems,
Fall 2013
Instructor: Francis Vanek
All images from Google Images unless otherwise noted
Discussion questions
Review from Unit 1.1:
W
CEE 4630 Future Transportation
Technologies & Systems
Lec.1.1: Introduction
Fall 2013
Instructor: Francis Vanek
423 Hollister Hall
Passenger
Transportation,
Sort of
My Background
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Stacy Yang
CEE 4630
9/13/2016
Exercise 1-1
After spending this past summer interning in Washington, DC, I became familiar with the citys
Metro system. Fares are based on distance, not a flat rate, which I like better than how the NYC subway
operates. Whil
Name
Livia
Stacy
r/t min
r/t miles mpg
112
70
62
24
45
30
Expected Value
round trip time in minutes: ~U(44.5 to 114.8)
79.65
round trip distance in miles: ~U(12.6 to 84.2)
48.4
fuel economy in mpg: ~N(mu=31.2, sigma=8.1)
31.2
var
N (# telecommuting days)
CEE 4630 HW2
Review Problem:
a) At negligible values of k, traffic travels at the free flow. So, let k = 0, we can
calculate u = 6*sqrt(120) = 65.73 mph, which is the free flow speed.
b) The density when u= 0 is called the jam density. Let u = 0, we can c
CEE 4630 Future Transportation Technologies and Systems
HW2 Assignment due Tues 9/30/14
Submit either individually or in pairs. If in pairs, submit 2 answers for the last problem on car culture.
Starting with this homework, all point values will be given
Course number: CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies and Systems
Syllabus
Time: TR 2:55-4:10
Room: Hollister 206
Instructor: Francis M Vanek
Instructor email: fmv3@cornell.edu
Office hours: M 2-4 PM (other times as announced)
Overview
The goal of th
Variables
DrivingCost 1-way
Time Cost
Utility Cost
IT Cost
Fixed
N
Cost
Fuel Cost
Other Cost
Iteration
Units
miles
$/hr
$/event
$/yr
Mean
SD
11.6
a
b
6
2.75
250
Bins
4
10.2
0.5
40
69
$/mile
0.142857
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Distance ValueOfTime UtilityCost
ITCost
TravelCost
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CEE 4630 Lec. 1.2
Some Transportation Systems
Background
Future Transportation Technologies
and Systems, Fall 2014
Instructor: Francis Vanek
All images from Google Images unless otherwise noted
Unit outline
Positive steps to address energy security
and cl
HW 5
13-3
a. For decentralized distribution system, warehouse costs are 190 * 6 = $1140
per year. Energy consumption is 155 * 6 = 930 GJ/year. For transportation, total
transportation volume is (35+82) * 6 = 702 k-v-km/year. Inventory cost is $1.5 *
702 *
CEE 4630 Future Transportation
Technologies & Systems
Lec.1.1: Introduction
Instructor: Francis Vanek
307 Hollister Hall
Ofc hours 2-4 PM (starting 9/8)
Passenger
Transportation,
Sort of
My Background
Ithaca High School Class of 1985
Rotary Exchange in Ja
CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Final Exam
Spring 2011
Thursday, May 19, 2011 2 - 4:30 PM
Hollister Hall 320
100 points total
SOLUTION
Revised 12/11, 12/12, 12/14
Note: Please be sure to fill out and sign the cover of the exam bookle
CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Final Exam
Fall 2012
UPDATED 12/1/12
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012; 7-9:30 PM, Morrison Hall 334
100 points total
All questions are worth 20 points each. In some questions, a point breakdown is prov
Calculations for Hubbert curve
Topics: 1. Annual production
2. Cumulative production
Uses Gaussian or bell-shaped curve
Three input parameters needed:
Qinf = estimated ultimate recovery (EUR) [barrels]
S = width parameter for the Gaussian curve
[years]
tm
Freight intro unit chalk board notes
1. Divisia analysis model
Let Et = total energy consumption in a given time period t.
Let At = activity in time period t
Then
Example: US freight in 2008
E2008 = 6.85 quads, A2008 = 3.61 tril. Tmi
E2008 = (6.85)/(3.61)
CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Final Exam with answers
Drafted 12/4/09; corrected 5/16/11
Fall 2009
Tuesday, December 15
120 points total
All questions 20 points total. In some questions, a point breakdown is provided, so allocate y
CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Final Exam
Fall 2011
Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 7 - 9:30 PM, Olin Hall 245
Alternate Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 10 AM 12:30 PM, Hollister 162
100 points total
All questions either 15 or
CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Final Exam
Fall 2012
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012; 7-9:30 PM, Morrison Hall 334
100 points total
All questions are worth 20 points each. In some questions, a point breakdown is provided, so allocat
CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Final Exam
Fall 2011
SOLUTION
Question 1.
[20 points] Essay question: No model solution provided.
Question 2.
A city installs a bus rapid transit (BRT) system where each bus costs $600,000 and is disco
CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Final Exam
Fall 2012
UPDATED 12/1/12
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012; 7-9:30 PM, Morrison Hall 334
100 points total
All questions are worth 20 points each. In some questions, a point breakdown is prov
CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Final Exam
Spring 2011
Thursday, May 19, 2011 2 - 4:30 PM
Hollister Hall 320
100 points total
Note: Please be sure to fill out and sign the cover of the exam booklet before starting.
All questions eith
CEE 4630
Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Final Exam
Spring 2011
Thursday, May 19, 2011 2 - 4:30 PM
Hollister Hall 320
100 points total
SOLUTION
Revised 12/8/11, 12/4/12
Note: Please be sure to fill out and sign the cover of the exam booklet b
CEE 4630 Future Transportation Technologies & Systems
Fall 2013
Assignment 2
SOLUTION
Updated 10/7/13
Note: Please turn this assignment in individually or in pairs. If you turn it in in pairs, please do two
versions of the first problem on personal travel
HW1Prob2Data
Note: the actual world output in years 1900-1909 was in fact non-zero, but so small as to be negligible and having no impact on the calculation.
Input Data
bil bbl / y
Q_inf
S
t_m
t'
t
Actual
Cumulative
Estimated (Actual-Est)^2 f(t')
(Actual-