Imperial College London

Dr Ke Han

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Senior Lecturer



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Mrs Maya Mistry +44 (0)20 7594 6100




605Skempton BuildingSouth Kensington Campus




Traffic Engineering - CIVE97016


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.



Course Leader

Transport and its Context - CIVE97116


  • To introduce students to the fundamentals of the transport system and the context in which it operates, forming the foundation and basis for the rest of the transport MSc courses.