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CIV4283

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)A/P G Rose

Synopsis

Examines the performance, impacts and costs of various urban passenger transport modes and the factors influencing the level, pattern and trends in urban travel demand and the issues relevant to selecting a mode for a particular urban passenger transport task. The role of the analytic methods used in transport planning is examined as are the factors to be considered in conducting transport surveys including sample design, questionnaire design and survey administration.

Assessment

Three assignments: 45%
Class participation: 10%
Final examination (3 hours): 45%
To achieve a pass in the unit students must pass both the examination and cumulative assessment components.

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Xiao-Ling Zhao

Contact hours

2 hours lecture, 2 hours practical and 8 hours private study per week.

Prerequisites

CIV2281 or CIV2282