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George Mason University

CEIE 360: Introduction to Transportation Engineering

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Introduces transportation systems and the factors that influence their planning, design, and operation. Topics include fundamentals of urban travel, travel demand forecasting, and traffic flow; principles of highway design; highway capacity and level of services; introduction to traffic control; traffic signal control systems; intersection design; speed zoning and control; and introduction to Intelligent Transportation Systems and travel demand management. Requires laboratory, field work on selected topics.

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Limited to 2 Attempts


Introduces transportation systems and the factors that influence their planning, design, and operation. Topics include fundamentals of urban travel, travel demand forecasting, and traffic flow; principles of highway design; highway capacity and level of services; introduction to traffic control; traffic signal control systems; intersection design; speed zoning and control; and introduction to Intelligent Transportation Systems and travel demand management. Requires laboratory, field work on selected topics.

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Grade of C or better in (ENGR 210 or CEIE 210), and (CEIE 290 or CEIE 203) and Satisfactory in CEIE 304.

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