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Evaluation and Design of Uninterrupted Flow Facilities
Traffic Stream Models and Applications
Objectives:
Understand aggregate (macroscopic)
representation of traffic: basic variables and
relationships
Learn Greenshields model and its calibration and
ap
8.
Signalized Intersections
Part III: Evaluation and Design
of Signalized Intersections
Objectives:
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Learn the basic concepts and principles of
signal timing
Learn how to evaluate the performance of
a signalized intersection design under
various situ
7.
Signalized Intersections
Part II: Queueing Theory
Objectives:
Appreciate the importance of understanding
queue in traffic engineering
Learn how to model interrupted traffic flow
using queueing theories
Learn deterministic queueing model,
especially que
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Evaluation and Design of Uninterrupted Flow Facilities
Shockwave Theory
Objectives:
Understand the dynamics of traffic flow
Learn shockwave theory and its applications
Dr. L. Fu
Traffic Dynamics (Shockwaves)
http:/www.youtube.com/watch?v=goVjVVa
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9.
Signalized Intersections
Part IV: Design and Evaluation
of Signal Coordination
Objectives:
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l
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Learn the basic principles of signal
coordination
Learn how to apply time-space diagram
technique to find the optimal offset for
simple scenarios
Learn to
5
Roundabouts
Prof. L. Fu
Objectives:
Learn about Roundabouts: components, priority
of traffic movements, traffic issues, design
variations
Learn techniques for determining and evaluating
the performance of a roundabout using
HCM2010: capacity, delay, que
Signalized Intersections
Prof. L. Fu
Content
Part I: Intro
Part II: Queueing Theory
Part III: Evaluation and Design of Signal Timing
Part IV: Signal Coordination
6.
Signalized Intersections
Part I: Introduction
Prof. L. Fu
Objectives:
Understand signalize
CIVE 343: Fall 2014
Assignment 8 Solutions
Question 1
Consider the aggregated 15-minute FTMS detector speed, volume and occupancy data
available on the course web page. These data were obtained from a dual loop detector
station located on a three-lane sec
CIVE 343: Fall 2014
Assignment 1 Solutions
Question 1
Table 1 contains the required raw data for the past ten years. The required data can be
found on page 44 of the 2011 edition of the Ontario Road Safety Annual report (Section
3A: Types of Collisions).
CIVE 343: Fall 2014
Assignment 3 Solutions
Question 1
A. Calculate the delay for each minor street turning movement on the southbound
approach.
Movement
Rank
x (veh/h)
% HV
t(c,x) (s)
t(f,x) (s)
v(c,x) (veh/h)
c(p,x) (veh/h)
c(m,x) (veh/h)
1
2
50
10
4.3
2
CIVE 343: Fall 2014
Assignment 5 Solutions
Question 1
= 36
/
=
1
90
/ = 40
= 90 /
/
Question 1A
Deterministic arrivals and deterministic service times: D/D/1 queue
Since the departure rate of 40 vehicles per hour is always greater than the arriva
CIVE 343: Fall 2014
Assignment 4 Solutions
Question 1A
Assuming that the volume for the northbound minor left-turn volume is 79 vehicles per hour, the
following figure illustrates the intersection of interest in Synchro:
1
The following output report show
User Name
Intersection
Approach
Synch Time
Test Student
King and Lodge
WB Minor
3:37:50 PM
16
0
e
f
Left
Through
15:40:21.310
15:42:24.580
15:43:02.410
15:43:45.770
15:43:47.430
15:45:06.610
15:46:37.810
15:48:49.190
15:48:57.260
15:49:32.590
15:52:30.030