Traffic Engineering (ENGGDE6203)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To introduce traffic engineering concepts and fundamentals.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering programme to enrol in this course. Co-requisite: ENGGDE4102.
Topics include: 

1. Traffic growth and traffic forecasts, traffic surveys
2. Levels of service, road capacity, traffic flow characteristics and modelling, road hierarchy, access and movement functions, traffic impact assessment, Traffic calming, parking facilities
3. Intersection design fundamentals and practice, at grade intersection design
4. Accident prevention and reduction, accident investigation procedures and analyses, road safety audits
5. Types and characteristics of non-vehicle road users; methods to reduce passenger vehicle road usage; sustainable transport modes; alternatives to roading; advantages and disadvantages resulting from a decrease in vehicle usage.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1790

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
1 Mar 18 - 12 Apr 18 LectureThursday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (112-2001)
3 May 18 - 7 Jun 18 LectureThursday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (112-2001)

Class: 6476

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 18 - 27 Sep 18 LectureThursday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (114-2010)
18 Oct 18 - 1 Nov 18 LectureThursday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (114-2010)
Note: This course is offered as part of New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil).

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