Transportation as a human activity.
Transportation as an engineering career.
Attributes of land, air and water transportation.
The phases of planning, designing and implementing a complex transportation project.
Tasks to design simple transportation components, including a highway curve and a traffic signal system.
Alternatives to existing/standard modes of transportation and the effectiveness of these options.
Detailed investigation of transportation systems including: highway, railroad, air and water.
Public transportation and mass transit options.
City growth and planning for future expansions.
Data collection and analysis.
Activity 1: Introduction to Transportation
Activity 2: Traffic Flow Models
Activity 3: Forecasting Travel Demand
Activity 4: Capacity and Level of Service Analysis
Activity 5: Transportation Planning
Activity 6: Transportation Impact Analysis
Activity 7: Transportation Engineering Software Applications
Activity 8: Land Transportation – Facility Design
Activity 9: Water Transportation – Facility Design
Activity 10: Air Transportation – Facility Design
Activity 11: Transportation System Management
Activity 12: Transportation Safety
Activity 13: Energy Issues in Transportation
Activity 14: Intelligent Transportation Systems
Activity 15: Emerging Transportation Systems