Imperial College London

DrIoannisKaparias

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Honorary Lecturer
 
 
 
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Contact

 

ik00

 
 
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Location

 

Skempton BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Traffic Engineering - CIVE97016

Aims

Students taking this module will aim to understand the following:  

  • Traffic flow variables, their measurement and queuing theory.
  • Presentations on survey methods and data analysis techniques required by traffic engineers.
  • The theory and models behind traffic simulation, including an introduction to the VISSIM microscopic traffic simulator.
  • Principles of off-line and on-line traffic signal control, including an introduction to the SCOOT traffic signal control system and its implementation in London.
  • The theory behind motorway monitoring and control.
  • The management of different road user groups, including pedestrians of different abilities, buses, trams and cycles. Additionally a critical examination of the arguments behind traffic segregation and integration.
  • Traffic engineering schemes.
  • Quantitative methods: teaching and practice.

 

Role

Lecturer