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  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:400
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781667858784

Transportation Engineering FE2+

Introduction of Transportation to Civil Engineering Students

by Ruey Long (Kelvin) Cheu

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The textbook for the 1st transportation engineering course. It covers transportation engineering portion of the FE Exam syllabus (except pavement design) plus many cool and emerging topics. The author has incorporated practical materials from government agencies and the industry, supplemented with examples from project experiences. The topics have been organized into 31 chapters in 399 pages. Includes 117 written and 416 FE Exam-style homework problems.

List of chapters 1 Introduction; 2 Transportation systems; 3 Transportation statistics; 4 Traffic stream models; 5 Traffic data collection; 6 Probabilistic models; 7 Queuing models; 8-9 Level of service analysis; 10 Intersections; 11 Interchanges; 12 Signs and markings; 13-15 Geometric designs; 16 Traffic safety; 17-19 Traffic signals; 20 Parking; 21 Transportation planning; 22-23 Public transportation; 24 Intelligent transportation systems; 25 Connected and automated vehicles; 26 Freight logistics; 27 Air transportation; 28 Rail transportation; 29 Non-Motorized transportation; 30 Sustainable, resilience, equitable transportation; 31 Transportation and border security.

About the author

Dr. Ruey Long (Kelvin) Cheu graduated with a B.Eng.(Civil) degree with First Class Honor in 1987 and M.Eng degree in 1990 at The National University of Singapore (NUS). He earned his Ph.D. degree in Transportation Systems Engineering at the University of California, Irvine in 1994. He was a tenured faculty member at the Department of Civil Engineering at NUS until 2006 when he joined The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). He is currently a full Professor (with tenure) in the Department of Civil Engineering at UTEP. He is a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, USA, and a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Dr. Cheu's diverse expertise includes Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), traffic operations, highway geometric design, transportation planning and transportation security. His research/project portfolio includes projects funded by the Shell Petroleum, Honda Motor Company, Land Transport Authority of Singapore, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, Ministry of Defense (Singapore), Texas Department of Transportation, El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization, U.S. Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, City of El Paso, U.S. National Science Foundation, and Partners of the Americas Foundation. Dr. Cheu has been teaching CE4340 Transportation Engineering, an introductory 3-semester-credit-hour course in the ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering program at UTEP since 2006. This book is a compilation of his teaching materials which have been revised/updated numerous times over the past years.