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Mobility, Urban and Traffic Planning

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Mobility, Urban and Traffic Planning
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023
Module code: UI-MSV
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

UI-MSV (P251-0031) Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 5, mandatory course
UI-MSV (P251-0031) Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 5, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Cypra
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Cypra
Dr. Ulrike Schinkel

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
• be able to explain the principles and interrelationships of urban development and modern mobility,
• be familiar with and understand legal principles and related planning processes,
• be able to recognize and understand the effects of urban development and mobility on urban ecology and describe them,
• be familiar with the fundamentals of traffic planning and traffic engineering,
• be able to create, analyze and evaluate urban ecological concepts and mobility concepts.

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Module content:
• Basic knowledge and practical working methods of urban development and urban planning
• Basic knowledge of how to integrate traffic planning into urban development processes
• Legal foundations, land use, development and specialized planning
• Planning processes and public participation procedures
• Functions in city, building and construction methods
• Traffic and urban planning
• Interaction between urban land use planning and transportation
• Urban ecology
• Fields of activity and tasks of traffic planning
• Causes and structural foundations of mobility
• Traffic surveys and forecasts (methods, preparation of data, findings)
• Basics of traffic engineering
• Developing mobility concepts
• Designing urban transport networks, traffic safety and transport infrastructure.

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Recommended or required reading:
• Lampugnani, V. M. (2010): Die Stadt im 20. Jahrhundert. Visionen, Entwürfe, Gebautes. Berlin.
• Streich, B. (2014): Subversive Stadtplanung. Wiesbaden.
• Schmidt, A.; Jansen, H.; Wehmeyer, H.; Garde, J. (2013). Neue Mobilität für die Stadt der Zukunft. Projektbericht der Stiftung Mercator.
• Schneider, U. (2017): Urbane Mobilität im Umbruch: Normen, Leitbilder und familiäre Aushandlungsprozesse zu Autos und Elektroautos, Springer-Verlag.

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