Traffic Engineering (KON)
FAST-CM002Acad. year: 2019/2020
Basic theory of traffic flow, capacity calculations of road sections and crossroads.
Use of new control technologies for capacity raise and traffic monitoring.
Data collection and data processing in traffic flow and in public transport.
Basis of microscopic and macroscopic traffic flow model.
Institute of Road Structures (PKO)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students understand principles of traffic flow phenomena, and they get knowledge of traffic engineering methods. They are able to collect traffic data, process and analyze them. They know capacity calculations, forecasting, traffic control and organisation.
Text processing, spreadsheets, elementary knowledge of CAD, mathematics, physics.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
1. Traffic surveys
2. Traffic surveys
3. Traffic count
4. Traffic count
5. Capacity calculations - traffic light controlled intersections
6. Capacity calculations - traffic light controlled intersections
7. Capacity calculations - uncontrolled intersections
8. Capacity calculations - uncontrolled intersections
9. Capacity calculations - roundabouts
10. Capacity calculations - roundabouts
Principles of traffic engineering, traffic flow theory, traffic data collection and processing, capacity calculations, forecasting, traffic control and organisation.
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