Traffic Engineering

Traffic Engineering, 5th edition

  • Roger P. Roess, 
  • Elena S. Prassas, 
  • William R. McShane

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Overview

Traffic Engineering focuses on the key engineering skills required to practice traffic engineering. Presenting both fundamental theory and a broad range of applications, the text will help you understand and appreciate planning, design, management, construction, operation, control and system optimization.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137518784

Subject: Civil & Mechanical Engineering

Category: Advanced Topics in Civil Engineering

Table of contents

I. Basic Concepts and Characteristics 
1. Introduction
2. Transportation Modes and Characteristics
3. Road-User, Vehicle, and Roadway Characteristics
4. Communicating with Drivers. Traffic Control Devices
5. Traffic Stream Characteristics
6. The Concepts of Demand, Volume, and Capacity
7. Level of Service and the Highway Capacity Manual. History and Fundamental Concepts
8. Intelligent Transportation Systems

II. Traffic Studies and Programs
9. Traffic Data Collection and Reduction Methodologies
10. Traffic Volume Studies and Characteristics
11. Speed, Travel Time, and Delay Studies
12. Highway Traffic Safety. An Overview
13. Parking. Characteristics, Studies, Programs, and Design
14. Traffic Impact Studies and Analyses

III. Interrupted Flow Facilities. Design, Control, and Level of Service
15. The Hierarchy of Intersection Control
16. Traffic Signal Hardware
17. Fundamentals of Intersection Design and Layout
18. Principles of Intersection Signalization
19. Fundamentals of Signal Timing and Design. Pre-timed Signals
20. Fundamentals of Signal Timing and Design. Actuated Signals
21. Signal Coordination for Arterials and Networks
22. Capacity and Level of Service Analysis. Signalized Intersections–The HCM Method
23. Planning-Level Analysis of Signalized Intersections
24. Urban Streets and Arterials. Complete Streets and Levels of Service
25. Unsignalized Intersections and Roundabouts
26. Interchanges and Alternative Intersections

IV. Uninterrupted Flow Facilities. Design, Control, and Level of Service
27. An Overview of Geometric Design of Roadways
28. Capacity and Level of Service Analysis. Basic Freeway and Multilane Highway Segments
29. Capacity and Level of Service Analysis. Weaving Segments on Freeways and Multilane Highways
30. Capacity and Level of Service Analysis. Merge and Diverge Segments on Freeways and Multilane Highways
31. Operation and Analysis of Freeways and Highways

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