SEN728 - Transportation Infrastructure Systems


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

For students enrolled in S460, S461, S462, S463, S465, S466, S467: SEV402 and completion of 18 credit points or Unit Chair approval.

For students enrolled in S752: SEV402.

For students enrolled in S550, S652, S751, S756, S757, S758, S759: Nil.

For students enrolled in courses outside of the School of Engineering: Unit Chair approval.

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar per week.


Designing and managing transportation infrastructure systems form a major part of civil engineering profession. To equip students with an advanced knowledge in and understanding of design and management of complex transportation infrastructure systems, this unit covers an overview of transportation systems and transportation modes, air and rail transportation, public transportation systems, intelligent transportation systems, urban transportation planning, transport demand management, models of traffic flow and car following theory, and transportation safety analysis techniques. Advanced knowledge and skills achieved in this unit are essential for transportation professionals for highly skilled works and/or further learning. Students work on problems and projects so that they are experienced to the real world of transport engineers.

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