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Road Transport and Traffic

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Road Transport and Traffic
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA791
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.
4V (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: 7
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Project work

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

BIBA791 (P110-0072) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 7, mandatory course
BIBA791 (P110-0072) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 7, 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 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
BIBA690 Road and Highway Planning

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Cypra
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Cypra

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:  
_ have knowledge about traffic planning and the design of road traffic facilities, as well as traffic safety,
_ be able to carry out project-related traffic analyses and forecasts, as well as make planning decisions,  
_ be able to use caluclations for noise protection on roads,  
_ be familiar with the basics for road operation and road maintenance.

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Module content:
_ Road safety and accident analysis
_ Road operation
_ Road maintenance and pavement management systems
_ Noise protection on roads including calculation examples
_ Analysis: Transport network structures, transport structures (types, flows)  
_ Data collection methods, traffic generation models, trend and model forecasting
_ Traffic re-allocation methods, preparing proposals including impact analyses
_ Study project: Analysis of an accident accumulation zone with formulation of measures

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Teaching methods/Media:
_ Practical study project with group, as well as individual work.

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Recommended or required reading:
_ Forschungsgesellschaft für das Straßen- und Verkehrswesen: Richtlinien und Merkblätter
_ Wolf, Bracher, Bösl: Straßenplanung
_ Durth, Hanke: Handbuch Straßenwinterdienst
_ Schnabel, Lohse: Verkehrsplanung
_ Velske, Mentlein, Eymann: Straßenbautechnik

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