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Introduction to Urban Traffic Engineering CIVL 2151

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Introduces fundamentals of traffic engineering with particular reference to the urban scene. Topics include movement and storage of vehicles on road systems, driver, vehicle and traffic stream characteristics, highway and intersection capacity, intersection and parking layout, data collection techniques and traffic control.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$767.67

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of CIVL 2151 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 35703

Duration

Thu Sep 08 - Thu Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 35703
  • $767.67
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2665
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$767.67

Important information
  1. This course will run for a total of 12 classes. For more info please visit: commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Conduct numerous traffic observational studies.
  • Prepare traffic control design schemes.
  • Prepare traffic signal timing plans.
  • Determine the capacity and level of service of a roadway or intersection.
  • Determine the expected traffic impacts from land development.
  • Analyze historical crash information to identify safety problems.
  • Understand elements of geometric design for roadways and intersections.
  • Present their findings and proposed solutions in brief oral presentations or in written

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

Introduction to Urban Traffic Engineering (CIVL 2151) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time

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