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Unit of Study CIVL2008 Traffic and Road Safety Engineering (2024)

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    This unit requires essential skills from earlier units, including knowledge of basic statistics and probability distributions, employing engineering processes to solve real world engineering problems and report writing.

Learning outcomes

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate an in-depth understanding of traffic engineering, and related professional and ethical responsibilities including road safety, and the contextual factors which influence decision making within the discipline

analyse traffic and transport systems including traffic aspects such as travel demand, existing traffic volumes, traffic generation and distribution, intersection analysis, road capacity analysis, degree of saturation and level of service

use traffic analysis software to analyse traffic engineering problems

identify, formulate and solve traffic problems using established traffic engineering methods, creativity, innovation and pre-emptive approaches.

Teaching and assessment

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Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)

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