Traffic Engineering - CIVE70015
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.