In-Class Design Problem # 3 :
Geometric Design ( 2)
For this exercise, you are to design a single-lane interchange ramp (so R = R ) to connect
v
two highways that intersect at a right angle as shown b
CE 361
In-Class Design Problem #2:
Geometric Design (1)
For this exercise, you are to use the vehicle you designed in the first in-class design
problem to undertake the following:
1. Compute K-values
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In-Class Design Problem #4:
Pavement Design
For this exercise, you are to design a roadway that is to carry 100,000 people a day
(excluding truck occupants) 50,000 in design direction. The vehi
Chapter 2 Example Test Problem
A car is traveling up a 2% grade at 70 mi/h on good, wet
pavement. The driver tries to brake to avoid a hitting stopped
traffic in all lanes that is 250 ft ahead. The dr
Chapter 1
Introduction to Highway Engineering and Traffic Analysis
Highways:
Influence is economic, social and political
Have been studied as a cultural, political and economic phenomenon.
Highway tre
Chapter 5 Fundamentals of Traffic Flow and Queuing Theory 5.1 INTRODUCTION Highways seek high mobility (speed) while considering safety. Understanding traffic flow and queuing is the key to evaluating
Chapter 3 Geometric Design of Highways Objective to design highways that are safe for: Wide variety of vehicle performance Wide Variety of Human Performance SAFTEY: Define stopping sight distance (SSD
CE 361
In-Class Design Problem:
Vehicle Design
For this exercise, you are to design a vehicle by selecting dimensions, engine size, etc.
You will need to make a number of assumptions, and typical road
Chapter 7 Traffic Control and Analysis at Signalized Intersections 7.1 INTRODUCTION Conflicting traffic movements, make roadway intersections are a source of great concern to traffic engineers. Inters
1 Chapter 6 Highway Capacity and Level of Service Analysis Seek to measure Highway Performance (Congestion). Needed for: Highway construction Congestion relief Problems: Wide variation of highway cond
Chapter 4 Pavement Design 1.1 INTRODUCTION Over 3 million miles (4.8 million kilometers) of highways in US (55% are paved). Several states (Pennsylvania, Texas, Illinois, and California) have pavement
CE 361
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School of Civil Engineering
Design Papers
1. Any transportation-related design problem is acceptable. Examples of topics include;
Alternative fuels
Study of West Lafayette d
CE 361
Mid-Term Exam Review
(Open Book)
Problem 2.9 from text
1. A 2150-lb car is traveling at sea level at a constant speed. Its engine is running at 4500
rev/min and is producing 150 ft-lb of torque
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School of Civil Engineering
CE 361 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
Assignment 5
Problem
Answer
5.2
51.58mi/h, 60mi/h
(hint: use dq/du=0 to get second equation to solve for two unknowns, a
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Assignment 4
4.14 (Answer: 56.5%)
4.27 (Answer: 10.18 in.)
4.35. (Answer: 4.31)
4.X1. A flexible pavement is designed to
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School of Civil Engineering
CE 361 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
Assignment 3
Problem
Answer
3.24
138+11.72 (roundoff may affect exact answer)
3.26
0.264ft/ft
3.32
50mi/h (by trial and
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CE 361 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
Assignment 2
Problem
Answer
3.6
200.43ft
3.9
Sta PVT (crest) 3+02
Elev PVT (crest) 96.98ft
Sta PVC (sag) 40+15
Elev PVC