Kevan Reza Shafizadeh
Study of vehicular transportation fundamentals including geometric design, pavement design, traffic flow concepts, level of service analysis, intelligent transportation systems, travel demand prediction methods, and management of transportation systems. Includes a review of relevant vehicle operating characteristics. Prerequisite: either MATH 126, MATH 134, MATH 135, or MATH 136; PHYS 121.
The objective of this course is to provide students with a solid introduction to the principles of transportation engineering, with emphasis on roadways and management of transportation systems. The course will cover: (1) basic geometric fundamentals and their relationship to design, (2) operating characteristics of vehicles, and (3) methods used to predict travel demand and capacity supply.
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