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SEV354 - Transportation Engineering

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Kali Prasad Nepal

Prerequisite:

SEV217

Prerequisite from 2017: SEV217 or SEV210

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.  Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

A significant proportion of civil engineering professionals are employed in designing, analysing, operating and maintaining transportation systems. To equip students with a valuable knowledge in and understanding of transportation engineering, this unit covers the overview of transportation systems, road design principles and processes, design of roadside drainage systems, traffic system components and characteristics, analysis of roadway flows and queuing systems and importance of public and non-motorised transport.

Assessment

Assignments (2 x 20% each) 40%, examination 60%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination.

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