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CIV4284

Faculty of Engineering

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
Organisational UnitDepartment of Civil Engineering
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Prof W Young

Synopsis

The traffic engineering profession, road hierarchy, design of road and street networks, traffic management, traffic and parking surveys, traffic impact analysis, treatment of hazardous road locations, parking, design, planning for pedestrians and cyclists, public transport, environmental and energy impacts of traffic systems, intelligent transport systems.

Assessment

Class tests: 5%
Reports: 10%
Projects: 35%
Examination (3 hours): 50%.
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

2 hours lecture, 2 hours practice and site visit, 8 hours private study per week.

Prerequisites