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Fall 2008 A. G. Hobeika CEE3604-Homework #1 Solution
Question 1 Use the vehicle forces shown in Figure 2.3 of the textbook, and by summing the moments about point B, provide the proof for Equation 2.15
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VPI&SU CEE3604-Homework #2 Solution
Fall 2008 A. G. Hobeika
Question 1 (Question 2.28 in the textbook) An Engineering student claims that a country road can be safely negotiated at 70mi/h in rainy weather. Because of the winding nature of the road,
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 6: Mass Transit and Airport Capacity
Date Due: October 26, 2009
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
A truck runs out of brakes while traveling at 70 mph on an interstate highway in North Ca
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 6: Mass Transit and Airport Capacity
Date Due: October 26, 2009
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
A truck runs out of brakes while traveling at 70 mph on an interstate highway in North Ca
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CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Exam 2 (Open Notes / Computer Use)
Solution
Problem 1 (30 Points)
An airport in the United States has two runways in the runway configuration shown in Figure 1. Arrivals are
p
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 7: Geometric Design and Turning Maneuvers
Date Due: November 2, 2011
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
a) Calculate the minimum length of a vertical curve designed for an Interstate Highw
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 7: Geometric Design and Turning Maneuvers
Partial Solutions
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
a) Calculate the minimum length of a vertical curve designed for an Interstate Highway with a
Fall 2011
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Assignment 8: intersection Analysis and Queueing Theory
Date Due: November 18, 2009
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
The intersection shown in Figure 1 is to be studied for level of service charact
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 8: intersection Analysis and Queueing Theory
Solution
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
The intersection shown in Figure 1 is to be studied for level of service characteristics. The inter
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 5: Traffic and Mass Transit Modeling
Solution
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
The Greenberg model is known to be:
k
u = c ln j
k
where:
u is the space mean speed (km/hr), k j is the
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 5: Traffic and Mass Transit Modeling
Date Due: October 17, 2011
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
The Greenberg model is known to be:
k
u = c ln j
k
where:
u is the space mean speed (k
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 4:Rail Analysis and Stopping/Passing Distances
Date Due: September 26, 2011
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
The basic resistance of the French TGV rail system can be modeled using a mod
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 4:Rail Analysis and Stopping/Passing Distances
Date Due: September 26, 2011
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
The basic resistance of the French TGV rail system can be modeled using a mod
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 3: Vehicle Forces and Kinematics
Date Due: September 16, 2011
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
a) A commuter train with a mass of 305,000 kg. travels downhill at a grade of -2% and 50 mp
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 3: Vehicle Forces and Kinematics
Date Due: September 16, 2011
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
a) A commuter train with a mass of 305,000 kg. travels downhill at a grade of -2% and 50 mp
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 2: Transportation Systems
Date Due: September 7, 2011
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
Browse various tables and sections of the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2011 and read the the clas
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 2: Transportation Systems
Solution
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
Browse various tables and sections of the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2011 and read the the class materials for wee
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2011
Assignment 9: Transportation Planning
Date Due: December 7, 2011
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
Two nearby cities are connected by two bridges as shown in Figure 1. The distances between Twin Cit
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Assignment 10: Transportation Planning and Miscellaneous
Due: December 13, 2012 (Counts 30 Points)
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
Two nearby cities are connected by a four-lane road and a commute
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Assignment 9: intersection Analysis and Queueing Theory
Solution
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
The intersection shown in Figure 1 is to be studied for level of service characteristics. The inter
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Assignment 8: Queueing Theory and Analysis
Solutions
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
Do all hand calculations. Verify using the Matlab code.
The Port Authority of St. Thomas (Virgin Islands) wants
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Assignment 7: Geometric Design and Turning Maneuvers
Date Due: October 26, 2012 (to Mr. Yang or outside my office)
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
Emergency ramps on highways are designed to stop
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Assignment 6: Mass Transit and Airport Capacity
Date Due: October 16, 2012
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
The Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport (ATL) Automated People Mover (APM) uses Bomb
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Assignment 5: Traffic and Mass Transit Modeling
Date Due: Solution
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
The Greenberg model is known to be:
k
u = c ln j
k
where:
u is the space mean speed (km/hr), k
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Assignment 4:Rail Analysis and Stopping/Passing Distances
Date Due: September 28, 2012
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
You are asked to evaluate the suitability of a new bus produced by an America
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Assignment 3: Vehicle Forces and Kinematics
Date Due: September 21, 2011
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
The aero and rolling friction resistance of a new High Speed Rail (HSR) system developed in
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Assignment 2: Basic Transportation Data Analysis
Date Due: September 14, 2011
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
One of the basic problems in transportation engineering is determining travel time and
CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fall 2012
Assignment 1: The Transportation System in the US
Solution
Instructor: Trani
Problem 1
Browse various tables and sections of the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2012 and read the the class mate