101-0437-00L  Traffic Engineering

SemesterAutumn Semester 2021
LecturersA. Kouvelas
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


101-0437-00 GTraffic Engineering4 hrs
Mon15:45-17:30HIL D 10.2 »
Tue15:45-17:30HIL D 10.2 »
A. Kouvelas

Catalogue data

AbstractFundamentals of traffic flow theory and control.
ObjectiveThe objective of this course is to fully understand the fundamentals of traffic flow theory in order to effectively manage traffic operations. By the end of this course students should be able to apply basic techniques to model different aspects of urban and inter-urban traffic performance, including congestion.
ContentIntroduction to fundamentals of traffic flow theory and control. Includes understanding of traffic data collection and processing techniques, as well as data analysis, traffic modeling, and methodologies for traffic control.
Lecture notesThe lecture notes and additional handouts will be provided during the lectures.
LiteratureAdditional literature recommendations will be provided during the lectures.
Prerequisites / NoticeVerkehr III - Road Transport Systems 6th Sem. BSc (101-0415-00L)
Special permission from the instructor can be requested if the student has not taken Verkehr III

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersA. Kouvelas
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 20 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationThe grade for this course is made up of 1/3 of in-class exercises and written projects (compulsory continuous performance assessments) during the semester and 2/3 of the oral session examination.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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Civil Engineering MasterMajor in Transport SystemsOInformation
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