Solutions to Homework Set 1 (papacostcos book, page 94, problems 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6)
Problem 1: given the acceleration pattern shown in figure E.2.1., a) derive and plot the
relationship between speed and time and b) calculate the total distance traveled d
Capacity and level of service
(due 10/24,2003)
1. a six-lane freeway has regular weekday users and commuters and currently operates at
maximum LOS C conditions. The free-flow speed is 65 mph, lanes are 11 ft wide, and
there is a 6-ft shoulder on the right
First midterm 1
(October 8, 2003)
Problem 1: a car collided with a telephone pole and left 20-ft skid marks on the dry
pavement. Based on the damages sustained, an engineer estimated that speed at collision
was 15 miles/hour. If the roadway had a +3% grad
Homework Assignment on Travel Demand Forecasting
Now suppose you are this great planner in this great town. One day, your boss came to
you and asked you to develop a model to predict how people make choices between auto
and bus. You just learned this grea
Design Project for the Class (CE375):
You are required to form a team of 3-5 students. Each team is required to submit a term
paper at the end of this semester. Each group will also elect a representative to do a
presentation to the entire class at the en
Homework for Traffic Flow Analysis
(due 9/29 in lab)
1. On a specific westbound section of highway, studies show that the speed-density
k 3.5
relationship is: u u f [1 ( ) ] . The highways capacity is 3800 vehicles/hour and the
kj
jam density is 140 vehic
Solutions for Homework for Traffic Flow Analysis
1. On a specific westbound section of highway, studies show that the speed-density
k 3.5
relationship is: u u f [1 ( ) ] . The highways capacity is 3800 vehicles/hour and the
kj
jam density is 140 vehicles/
Homework for traffic flow analysis signalized intersections
(due 10/6/2003)
1. An intersection approach has a saturation flow of 1500 vehicles/hour and vehicles
arrive at the approach at the rat of 800 vehicles/hour. The approach is controlled by a
pretim