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Traffic Engineering

Module name (EN): Traffic Engineering
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA688
SAP-Submodule-No.: P110-0147
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4SU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 28.09.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA688 (P110-0147) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 6, optional course
BIBA688 (P110-0147) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 6, optional course
BIBA688 (P110-0147) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, optional course
DFBCE-616 (P630-0059) European Civil Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 6, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA370 Highway Engineering

[updated 30.03.2016]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Cypra
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Cypra

[updated 15.02.2010]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_ be able to calculate and evaluate the performance of "freie Strecken" and junctions.
_ are able to design and calculate junctions controlled by traffic light signals and develop traffic signal control programs.
_ be able to simulate traffic flows.

[updated 28.09.2020]
Module content:
_ The theoretical / statistical principles of traffic flow.
_ Calculating the performance of routes and junctions according to the Handbook for the Design of Road Traffic Facilities (HBS 2015).
_ Principles of controlling intersections with traffic signal systems
_ Creating a signal layout plan, calculating intergreen times, phase sequences, signal schedules, fixed-time programs
_ Principles of traffic-dependent control methods, creating a control logic, green wave. Manual processing and processing using calculation programs.
_ Introduction to the simulation of traffic flows using simulation software

[updated 28.09.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
_ FGSV: Handbuch für die Bemessung von Straßenverkehrsanlagen _ HBS (2015)
_ FGSV: Richtlinien für Lichtsignalanlagen - RiLSA
_ Schnabel, Lohse: Straßenverkehrstechnik
_ Mensebach: Straßenverkehrsplanung / Straßenverkehrstechnik

[updated 28.09.2020]
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