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Course Unit Title : Introduction to Transportation Engineering and Planning
Course Unit Code : 01INS6146
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 : To understand the significance of transportation
To understand the wide and multidisiplinary nature of transportation
To learn basic concepts of transportation engineering and planning
To have a general undertstanding of the applied methodologies and techniques
To understand the fundemental engineering aspects of transportation
To understand the fundemantal planning and management aspects of transportation
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : In its wide context, fundemental knowledge of transportation engineering and planning with regard to
following topics will be established: Socio-economic development and transportation; Environmental
impacts; Improvements in transportation; Transportation modes; Infrastructures; Freight Transport; Urban
Public Transport; Transportation planning and policy concepts, aims; Travel demand analysis; Land use and
Transportation; Management and Operation in transportation; Design engineering; Pavement and track
design
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : To equip students with fundamental knowledge to better prepare them for the transportation engineering program
To explain the basic concepts and approaches of transportation engineering and planning
To provide an understanding of the multidisciplinary perspectives of transportation engineering and planning
Course Aims : 1. To equip students with fundamental knowledge to better prepare them for the transportation
engineering program
2. To explain the basic concepts and approaches of transportation engineering and planning
3. To provide an understanding of the multidisciplinary perspectives of transportation engineering and
planning
WorkPlacement  
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : 1. PAPACOSTAS, C. S. AND PREVEDOURAS, P.D. (2001)
TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND PLANNING. PRENTICE HALL,
3RD EDITION
2. WRIGHT, P. H AND ASHFORD N. J (1998) TRANSPORTATION
ENGINEERING: PLANNING AND DESIGN. J. WILEY, 4TH EDITION
3. HALL, P. (2004) CITIES OF TOMORROW. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING,
THIRD EDITION
Additional Resources : 1. PAPACOSTAS, C. S. AND PREVEDOURAS, P.D. (2001)
TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND PLANNING. PRENTICE HALL,
3RD EDITION
2. WRIGHT, P. H AND ASHFORD N. J (1998) TRANSPORTATION
ENGINEERING: PLANNING AND DESIGN. J. WILEY, 4TH EDITION
3. HALL, P. (2004) CITIES OF TOMORROW. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING,
THIRD EDITION
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 1 14  
Homeworks :
1 3 3  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
0 0 0  
Finals :
0 0 0  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
0  
Course's ECTS Credit :
0      
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 The characteristics of transportation engineering and planning
 
2 Environmental impacts of transportation
 
3 Socio-economic and land use development interaction of transportation
 
4 Principles of transportation planning and policy making
 
5 Travel demand analysis
 
6 Highway engineering and pavement management
 
7 Railway engineering and track design
 
8 Modes of transport
 
9 Modes of transport
 
10 Urban public transport
 
11 Urban public transport
 
12 Freight transport and logistics
 
13 Presentation by students & Class discussions
 
14 Presentation by students & Class discussions
 
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