Course detail

City Transportation

FAST-CM053Acad. year: 2018/2019

The subject is dealing with detailed analysis of the entire problems related to urban roads, in particular prioritised communication network and designed features of urban roads. Special attention is paid to analysing project documentation of individual categories of urban roads. Certain part is devoted to problems related to public transport system, road maintenance and administrative system. There is to be elaborated one-term project covering both network creating concept and the design activities themselves applied to urban environment. There is a scheduled visit of city offices dealing with urban roads, i.e. office of the Head Architect and Brnenske komunikace. Attention is paid to road safety elements.

Department

Institute of Road Structures (PKO)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Detailed analysis of the entire problems related to urban roads, public transport, urban roads maintenance, urban transport network planning. Students have to manage the aim of the subject, make the one s acquaintance with course problematic and practice their knowledge and acquirements.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of traffic engineering, roads and motorway design and urban roads, PC user competence (ACAD, ...)

Co-requisites

PC work, excellent knowledge of at least one of the CAD software and a software for the design of roads

Recommended optional programme components

MEMO reading a magazine (magazine dealing with urban mobility)

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures, practical classes and self-study assignments. Attendance at lectures is optional, but attendance at classes is compulsory.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The test consists in the preparation of three practical examples. It is expected creation of the drawing, a situation longitudinal profile, cross sections.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Transport network planning.
2. Design elements of urban roads - detailed analysis of ČSN 736110 standard.
3. Urban road categories according to EU standards and comparison to ČSN 736110 standard.
4. Parking - basic characteristics, design elements.
5. Public transport - concept, operation.
6. Integrated transport system.
7. Parking houses.
8. Water drainage.

Aims

Detailed analysis of the entire problems related to urban roads, public transport, urban roads maintenance, urban transport network planning.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-C-MI Master's

    branch X , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Transport network planning.
2. Design elements of urban roads - detailed analysis of ČSN 736110 standard.
3. Urban road categories according to EU standards and comparison to ČSN 736110 standard.
4. Parking - basic characteristics, design elements.
5. Public transport - concept, operation.
6. Integrated transport system.
7. Parking houses.
8. Water drainage.

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

This is a total of 8 weeks of instruction. The exercises are divided into odd and even weeks, and so these four exercises.
1-2 Plotting utilities to situce and cross sections
3-4 Creating a safety inspection including presentation.

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