TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING

Course Information
TitleΣΥΓΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑΚΗ ΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ / TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
CodeΓ16
FacultyEngineering
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorSokratis Basbas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000975

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Rural and Surveing Engineering

Registered students: 98
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCore Courses534

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
20052109
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
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.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
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.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Laboratory Work39
Fieldwork8
Total86
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination (80% of the total grading) and examination of the essay (20% of the total grading).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σχεδιασμός των μεταφορών και κυκλοφοριακή τεχνική, Φραντζεσκάκης Ιωάννης Μ.,Γιαννόπουλος Γεώργιος Α. Βιβλίο [15157] Transportation Planning and Transportation Engineering, Frantzeskakis Ioannis M., Giannopoulos George A. Book [15157]
Additional bibliography for study
Highway Capacity Manual 2010 (HCM2010)
Last Update
20-09-2013