Transportation Systems Engineering

University of Queensland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Transportation Systems Engineering

  • Host University

    University of Queensland

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Civil Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    CIVL2410 and (STAT2201 or CIVL2530)

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description
    Covers the fundamentals of road safety, the process of urban transport planning, travel-demand forecasting and basic road design variables which are vital to the successful design and operation of the transport system.


    Learning Objectives
    After successfully completing this course you should be able to:

    1  Explain the attributes of Australian transport infrastructure and identify challenges the infrastructure is facing,
    2  Apply fundamental principles in the geometric design of highways,
    3  Evaluate safety through the use of a road safety audit and recommend safety countermeasures,
    4  Identify the inputs and interpret the outcomes of transport models,
    5  Apply the four-step process of trip generation, trip distribution, modal split and traffic assignment to forecast travel demand,
    6  Distinguish the specific characteristics of public transport and select an appropriate means of analyzing public transport options.


    Class Contact
    2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour

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