Course detail

City Transportation

FAST-CM053Acad. year: 2019/2020

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

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

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

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-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

  • 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

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer