CEE 361: Fundamentals of Transportation
Introduction to Roadway Design
Dr. Adrian Ricardo Archilla
Overall Design Process
Design Process mixture of technical, legal, and political elements
Public agencies must balance the interests of users, residents i
CEE 361: Fundamentals of Transportation
Geometric Design of Highways
Dr. Adrian Ricardo Archilla
The Design Process
Planning
Decide type
of facility
Analyze
demand
Traffic design
Location
Physical design
Analyze
traffic
performance
Size
facility or
system
3
Traffic Stream Flow Models
3.1 INTRODUCTION
Chapter 2 was concerned primarily with the motion of a single vehicle. From the resulting
equations of motion the basic geometric design formulas for highways were derived and
their application was illustrated
TRAFFIC STREAM FLOW MODELS
CEE 361
Fundamentals of Transportation
Introduction
An objective of transportation engineering is to control the traffic
streams on a set of roads so as to reduce delay or improve flow without
inducing undesirable side effects
CEE 361 Fundamentals of
Transportation
Introduction
What is meant by
transportation?
Garber and Hoel define transportation as the
movement of people and goods, which is undertaken
to accomplish basic objectives or tasks that require
transfer from one loca
DETERMINATION OF TRAFFIC FLOW PARAMETERS,
INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR REGRESSION, AND
SHOCKWAVES IN TRAFFIC
CEE 361
Fundamentals of Transportation
Introduction
In many engineering applications relationships between variables are
established by conducting expe
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TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD 1555
Truck Performance on Argentinean
Highways
ADRIN RICARDO ARCHILLA AND ARSTIDES OSVALDO FERNNDEZ DE CIEZA
Truck performance observed on grades on National Highway 7 in
Argentina is described. The observed weight-to-po
Example 1
Monday, January 19, 2015
6:30 PM
A vehicle traveling at v1 = 45 mi/h is followed by another vehicle traveling at v2 = 60 mi/h. The leading
vehicle suddenly applies the brakes to avoid hitting an obstacle on the highway at an instant in which the
Example 3
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
4:48 PM
A 2003 Ford Explorer is traveling at an elevation of 10,000 ft on a paved
road at 60 mph. Determine the maximum grade that this car could ascend
without reducing speed.
New Section 1 Page 1
Torque
Curb Weight
Tr
CEE421 Homework Set No. 3 Due: 02/21/2017
Problem 1
9.6. A 750RW motor drives a pump with an efciency of
70% and the pump operates with an efciency of
80%. Determine the flow rate of the pump if it musr
overcome an energy head of75 ft.
Problem 2
Water is
CEE421 Homework Set No. 1 955a : ax/ffg/z :2
Problem 1
a. Shown below are the HGL and EGL for a pipeline. Indicate which is the HGL and which
is the EGL.
g. Is the pressure in the air in the tank above
or below atmospheric pressure?
h. What do you think i
Prof. Horst G. Brandes
CEE 355 Spring 2017
Homework #3
Due Wednesday 2/8
1. Consider 5 soils A, B, C, D, and E, with gradation properties and Atterberg limits as follows:
US Standard
Sieve No.
or
Particle Size
Percent Passing by Weight
Soil A
Soil B
Soil
Prof. Horst G. Brandes
CEE 355 Spring 2017
Homework 6
Due Monday 3/13
1. Shown below is a cross-section through a concrete dam with a sheet pile projecting into the
soil at the downstream end. The soil has a permeability of k=2.010-3 ft/min. The flow net
Prof. Horst G. Brandes
CEE 355 Spring 2017
Homework 7
Due Wednesday 3/22
1. A soil boring made at a site near Chicago indicates that the top 6 m consists of loose sand
and miscellaneous fill, with the groundwater table at 3 m below the ground surface. Bel
Prof. Horst G. Brandes
CEE 355 Spring 2017
Homework 1
Due Wednesday 1/25
1. Following are the results of a sieve analysis:
U.S. Sieve No. or Particle Size
Mass retained on each sieve(g)
3 in.
3/4 in.
3/8 in.
No. 4
No. 10
No. 40
No. 100
No. 200
Pan
0
83
48
Prof. Horst G. Brandes
CEE 355 Spring 2017
Homework 2
Due Monday 1/30
1. In its natural state, a moist soil has a volume of 0.33 ft3 and weighs 39.93 lb. The oven-dried
weight of the soil is 34.54 lb. If Gs = 2.67:
a. Draw a phase diagram and calculate al
Prof. Horst G. Brandes
CEE 355 Spring 2017
Homework #4
Due Wednesday 2/15
1. A contractor has three types of compaction machinery available to compact a sandy clay.
Roller C is the smallest and cheapest to run, whereas Roller A is the largest and most
exp
Prof. Horst G. Brandes
CEE 355 Spring 2017
Homework #5
Due Monday 2/27
1. Problem 7.1 in Das textbook, 8th Edition
2. Problem 7.2 in Das textbook, 8th Edition
3. Problem 7.3 in Das textbook, 8th Edition
4. Problem 7.6 in Das textbook, 8th Edition
5. Probl
Analysis of Stress
and Strain
1c strcsscs nu the. hwllon Surface ul :1 fnci tunkm' (gure, purl 11) ure- known Ln bu j ': 7750 pm, u,_ T 17%
psi (gure part b).
stresses. acting on an clelnenl oriented :11 an unglv U
Show 1!:ch silcsscs on a skctch u? a
SEGTIGN 2.2
huliow, circular. cusp-iron pipe ()3) 1: 12,000 Ra
(15;, : iLCIDU ksi) and weight H! r: 2 inip. m;
Jiaxncutr of the pipe is (ft. = 6 in.
01: cunlprussivc stress in the pipe:- is 5001.) psi and
: shortening 0f the pzpc is CLUE 1:1, vvhm ia th
SECTION 7.4 Mohrs GirGIe 665
cicincnt 0n. the: top surface of the fuel tanker in Prob, 7,2-1 is in
Ruhjected m stresses (r1 2 48 MP3 and an lg 'M'Pa. as shown in
:hrs CiFCIB, detenninc the ir'rilowino.
ilCJihg on an 616111an oriernlcd at a. counterclockxv
SECTION 2.6 Stresses on Inclined Sections
Lundurd brick (dirncnsinns 3-5 in. X 4 in. X 2.5 iIL) is compressed
2 P. as whnwn in Ihe gure. if cfw_he ultiinanc shear stress for brick is
man: Cornprcs-sive stress is 3600 psi, vvhzu. force Pu.x is required in
SECTION 1.6 Linear Eiasticity, ooke's Law, and Poissons Ratio 53
MW
Hookes Law, and Poissons Ratio
vbleinxf'or Set'tiuu 1.5, (ISSZLHTC (bar the unlawful behaves
)0
ghstrcnglh Staci bar used in a large: crane has diameter -~- 'vw'
urc) The steel has [n
SEGTiON 9.3 Baectian Furmuias 39?
:11. is; the. spam cfw_engzh 1'. M" a um:cfw_<_'n';niy Ennda-d simple bcam of *Nmicwfhnizge Cross; Section (50: cfw_Egun if the:
.rcsc-g is 21360 1:- the Inaxinuun deantion is. cfw_If in. the height of 1hr: bean is cfw_2
SECTiON 5.5 Normal Stresses in Beams 443
:irnply supported wood beam AB with span length 7W 7W WA _
'1jfurrn load of intensity q = 5.8 kam (see figure). gr I j; I i I 1: ii
W
nnaxirnurn bending stress ()max due to the load q if the A
:ctangular