Traffic Engineering and Management

Course Name: 

Traffic Engineering and Management

Programme: 

M.Tech (Transportation Engineering)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03(3-0-0)

Content: 

Traffic Surveys and Traffic Flow: Traffic Survey and Analysis, Density speed and their relationships, Intersection maneuvers and operation; Level of Service: Highway Capacity and Level of Service Concepts, and Capacity under Heterogeneous Traffic Conditions; Accidents and Road Safety: Design of Traffic Control Signals – signal progression, optimization and computer controls. Traffic Demand Management: Traffic management techniques for improving vehicular flows, preferential treatment for high occupancy modes, promoting use of high occupancy transport modes, and improvements in transit and intermediate public transport services. Traffic demand management for reduced traffic demand: Staggered working hours, and vehicle restrictions; and Intersection Management Techniques.

References: 

1. Kadiyali, L.R.., Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi 2. 2 Pignataro, L., Traffic Engineering: Theory and Practice, John Wiley. 3. 3 Transportation Systems Management - State of the Art, UMTA, US Dept. of Transport.

Department: 

Civil Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Varghese George, Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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