CE 2026 TRAFFIC ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT -B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING SEMESTER-VII-ELECTIVE – II SYLLABUS- ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI- AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS R - 2008


ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI-

AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS

R -  2008

-B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING

SEMESTER-VII-

SYLLABUS

ELECTIVE – II


CE 2026                     TRAFFIC ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT                          L T P C

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OBJECTIVE

The students acquire comprehensive knowledge of traffic surveys and studies such as 'Volume Count',  'Speed  and  delay',  'Origin  and  destination',  'Parking',  'Pedestrianand  'Accident surveys'. They achieve knowledge on design of 'at grade' and 'grade separated' intersections. They also become familiar with various traffic control and traffic management measures.

 

UNIT I             INTRODUCTION                                                                                                   9

Significance and scope, Characteristics of Vehicles and Road Users, Skid Resistance and Braking Efficiency (Problems), Components of Traffic Engineering- Road, Traffic and Land Use Characteristics

 

UNIT II            TRAFFIC SURVEYS AND ANALYSIS                                                                 9

Surveys and Analysis - Volume, Capacity, Speed and Delays, Origin and Destination, Parking, Pedestrian Studies, Accident Studies and Safety Level of Services- Basic principles of Traffic Flow.

 

UNIT III           TRAFFIC CONTROL                                                                                            9

Traffic signs, Road markings, Design of Traffic signals and Signal co-ordination (Problems), Traffic control aids and Street furniture, Street Lighting, Computer applications in Signal design

 

UNIT IV          GEOMETRIC DESIGN OF INTERSECTIONS                                                      9

Conflicts at Intersections, Classification of 'At Grade Intersections, - Channallised  Intersections

- Principles of  Intersection Design, Elements of Intersection Design, Rotary design, Grade

Separation and interchanges - Design principles.

 

UNIT V           TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT                                                                                    9

Traffic  Management-  Transportation  SysteManagement  (TSM)  -  TraveDemand Management (TDM), Traffic Forecasting techniques, Restrictions on turning movements, One- way Streets, Traffic Segregation, Traffic Calming, Tidal flow operations, Exclusive Bus Lanes, Introduction to Intelligent Transportation System (ITS).


TEXT BOOKS

1.        Kadiyal  R Traffi Engineerin an Transpor Planning Khann Technical

Publications,   Delhi, 2000.

2.        Khanna K and Justo C E G, Highway Engineering, Khanna Publishers, Roorkee, 2001.

 

REFERENCES

1.        Indian Roads Congress (IRC) specifications: Guidelines and special publications on

Traffic Planning and Management

2.        Guidelines of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India.

3.        Subhash C.Saxena, A Course in Traffic Planning and Design, Dhanpat Rai Publications,

New Delhi, 1989.

4.         Transportation Engineering An Introduction, C.Jotin Khisty,  B.Kent Lall,  Prentice Hall of India Pvt Ltd, 2006.

 

 

 

 

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