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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
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 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 6, optional course
BIBA688 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 6, optional course
BIBA688 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, optional course
DFBCE-616 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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