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Transportation Engineering FE+
An Introduction of Transportation to Civil Engineering Students

Overview


This book is written as the textbook for a one semester introductory course in Transportation Engineering to civil engineering undergraduate students. Other than focusing on the topics that are tested in the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination, the author has incorporated his research and consulting experiences in intelligent transportation systems, connected and automated vehicles, parking, carsharing, taxis, bus rapid transit, trucking, logistics, port and airport operations, transportation planning, intersection designs, transportation network resilience, travel time reliability, etc. into the various chapters. Contents: 29 chapters, 110 written homework problems, 300 FE exam style multiple choice homework questions.
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Description


List of Chapters 1. The first course in transportation engineering 2. Characteristics of transportation systems 3. Transportation statistics 4. Traffic descriptors and traffic stream models 5. Traffic data collections and visualizations 6. Probabilistic models 7. Queuing models 8. Level of service analysis: concepts 9. Level of service analysis: basic freeway segments 10. At-grade intersections 11. Interchanges 12. Signs and markings 13. Geometric designs: human and vehicle factors 14. Geometric designs: horizontal curves 15. Geometric designs: vertical curves 16. Traffic safety 17. Traffic signals: concepts 18. Traffic signals: timing plan calculations 19. Traffic signals: advanced topics 20. Parking 21. Urban transportation planning 22. Urban public transportation 23. On-Demand urban public transportation 24. Intelligent transportation systems 25. Connected and automated vehicles 26. Freight transportation and logistics 27. Air transportation 28. Rail transportation 29. Sustainable and resilient transportation
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About the author


Ruey Long Cheu, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, SM.IEEE, M.ITE is a Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso. He is also known by his colleagues as Kelvin Cheu. He has been a transportation engineering faculty since 1994 and has taught undergraduate Transportation Engineering and equivalent courses at The National University of Singapore, University of California at Davis and The University of Texas at El Paso for a total of more than 20 times, to more than 1,000 students.
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Book details

Genre:TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

Subgenre:Civil / Transport

Language:English

Pages:290

Format:Hardcover

Hardcover ISBN:9781098391553


Overview


This book is written as the textbook for a one semester introductory course in Transportation Engineering to civil engineering undergraduate students. Other than focusing on the topics that are tested in the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination, the author has incorporated his research and consulting experiences in intelligent transportation systems, connected and automated vehicles, parking, carsharing, taxis, bus rapid transit, trucking, logistics, port and airport operations, transportation planning, intersection designs, transportation network resilience, travel time reliability, etc. into the various chapters. Contents: 29 chapters, 110 written homework problems, 300 FE exam style multiple choice homework questions.

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Description


List of Chapters 1. The first course in transportation engineering 2. Characteristics of transportation systems 3. Transportation statistics 4. Traffic descriptors and traffic stream models 5. Traffic data collections and visualizations 6. Probabilistic models 7. Queuing models 8. Level of service analysis: concepts 9. Level of service analysis: basic freeway segments 10. At-grade intersections 11. Interchanges 12. Signs and markings 13. Geometric designs: human and vehicle factors 14. Geometric designs: horizontal curves 15. Geometric designs: vertical curves 16. Traffic safety 17. Traffic signals: concepts 18. Traffic signals: timing plan calculations 19. Traffic signals: advanced topics 20. Parking 21. Urban transportation planning 22. Urban public transportation 23. On-Demand urban public transportation 24. Intelligent transportation systems 25. Connected and automated vehicles 26. Freight transportation and logistics 27. Air transportation 28. Rail transportation 29. Sustainable and resilient transportation

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About the author


Ruey Long Cheu, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, SM.IEEE, M.ITE is a Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso. He is also known by his colleagues as Kelvin Cheu. He has been a transportation engineering faculty since 1994 and has taught undergraduate Transportation Engineering and equivalent courses at The National University of Singapore, University of California at Davis and The University of Texas at El Paso for a total of more than 20 times, to more than 1,000 students.
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