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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Urban Transportation Systems
Course Unit Code : 01INS9611
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1. To know about the principles of urban transportation systems
2. To know the superiority of intersection design
3. Modeling and make the design of intersections with counts and observations
4. Intersection safety
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents :
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : 1. To know about the principles of urban transportation systems
2. To know the superiority of intersection design
3. Modeling and make the design of intersections with counts and observations
4. Intersection safety
Course Aims : Basic concepts, the structure of cities, urban activities, need for urban transport, travel characteristics of urban transportation, urban transportation systems, features and performance, road and intersection geometric design in urban transport
WorkPlacement  
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : 1. Umar, F., Yayla, N., Yol İnşaatı, İTÜ Yayınları, 1986. 2. Garber, J., N., Hoel, H., L., Traffic and Highway Engineering, 1988 3. Homburger, W., S., Kell, J., H., Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering 10th edition, California, 1981 4. WOHL, M., MARTIN,B.V. Traffic System Analysis for Engineering and Planners Mc Graw-Hill, New York 1967. 5. Salter, R., J., Highway Traffic Analysis and Design, Second Edition, Hong Kong, 1989 6. Gerlough, D., L., Huber, M., J., Traffic Flow Theory, Trb Special Report 165, Washington, 1975. 7. HOBBS,F., D., Traffic Planning and Engineering Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1974. 8. Capacity of at-grade junctions OECD. Road Research Group, Paris, 1978. 9. T.R. Neuman Intersection Channelization Design Guide TRB, Report 279, Washington DC., 1985. 10. BRILLON,W. (Ed.), Intersections Without Traffic Signals Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1990.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
1 35 35  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 28 28  
Finals :
1 40 40  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
187  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 50
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction
 
2 Urban transportation systems
 
3 Basic concepts, the structure of cities, urban activities, need for urban transport,
 
4 travel characteristics of urban transportation
 
5 Road and intersection design
 
6 At-grade junctions, traffic islands and functions
 
7 Traffic flow at unsignalised intersection
 
8 Roundabouts
 
9 Design of Interchanges
 
10 Safety analysis at intersections
 
11 Intersection design softwares
 
12 Intersection design examples
 
13 Intersection design examples
 
14 General evaluation