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CIVL 2151 - Introduction to Urban Traffic Engineering

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$702.83

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 85387

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3150
Jan 18 - Mar 29 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 3660

Instructor

Tim Murphy

Course Outline

Cost

$702.83

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 64704

Wed Apr 11 - Wed Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 3660

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$702.83

Notes

  1. This course will run for 12 classes.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

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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

CIVL 2151 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Traffic and Highway Engineering
Author Nicholas Garber, Lester Hoel
Publisher Thomson-Engineering (Nels
Copyright 2015
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-13360-515-7
Price $199.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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