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CEE 3610 Introduction to Transportation Engineering

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  • Instructor: Francis Vanek
  • Dept: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Address: 307 Hollister
  • Phone: 607 255-2718
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Lecture: MTWR 11:30-12:45 HLS 162
Section: MW 2:30-4:30

Summer. 3 credits.


Introduces technological, economic, and social aspects of transportation. Emphasizes design and functioning of transportation systems and their components. Covers supply-demand interactions; system planning, design, and management; traffic flow, intersection control and network analysis; institutional and energy issues; and environmental impacts.

Outcome 1: Develop understanding of analytical models used for traffic flow, intersection delay, transit line operations and urban transportation planning.

Outcome 2: Develop understanding of how engineering and economic criteria interact to guide decisions regarding system design and operation.

Outcome 3: Increase awareness of transportation’s role with respect to energy usage, environmental quality and the economy.

Outcome 4: Develop understanding of how transportation systems are financed, the role of public policy, and potential alternative financing methods.

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