Learning basic concepts of the urban transportation system. Understanding characteristic traffic elements and their fundamental interrelation. Understanding the concept of traffic capacity, the parameters affecting capacity and the calculation of the capacity. Understanding the concept of signalized isolated intersection. Learning calculation of signal timing for isolated intersection.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Transportation studies. Definition of a transportation system. Transport organization in Greece and abroad. Traffic and trip characteristics. Vehicles, road networks, terminals. Traffic flow theory. Traffic counts techniques. Fundamental elements of traffic and their interrelation. Determination of traffic capacity. Techniques for traffic control: signing, traffic signals.
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σχεδιασμός των μεταφορών και κυκλοφοριακή τεχνική, Φραντζεσκάκης Ιωάννης Μ.,Γιαννόπουλος Γεώργιος Α. Βιβλίο 
Transportation Planning and Transportation Engineering, Frantzeskakis Ioannis M., Giannopoulos George A. Book