CE 345 Transportation Engineering, Spring 2020
Instructor:  Promothes Saha, Ph.D., P.E.
Room 321C, ETCS, Email: sahap@pfw.edu
Office hour: MW 3:00 5:30 pm  (available on Google Hangouts, ID: saha.proms@gmail.com)


Syllabus, Course description

Homeworks

Homework 3 on Chapter 9, due February 24, solution

Homework 4 on Chapter 8, due March 4, solution

Homework 5 on Chapter 12, due March 23, solution,

Homework 6 on Chapter 16, due April 13, solution, submit homework

         Homework 7 on Chapter 19, due April 27, solution, submit homework



Course Project: Report template, Presentation slides and sources, Rubric and Guidelines, Timeline

Announcements:

  • Extra 10 points: Attend career connection event by GAI consultants in the IDEASpace  from 12-1PM on 2/20/20.
  • Job Opportunity: Civil EIT in Indianapolis, Kimley-Horn
  • Intership Opportunity: Traffic Intern, INDOT, Fort Wayne.
  • Intership Opportunity: City of Fort Wyane.
  • Intership Opportunity: Northeastern Indiana Regional Coordinating Council, Fort Wayne

Lectures

 

January 13

Slides_Introduction to Course

January 15

Slides_Chapter 3_Driver Characteristics, Reading Section 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5

January 20

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No classes)

January 22

Slides_Chapter 3 Vehicle Characteristics,  Reading section 3.6

January 27

Slides_Chapter 3 Roadway Characteristics, Reading section 3.7

January 29

Slides_Chapter 6 Fundamental Principles of Traffic Flow-1

February 3

Slides_Chapter 6 Fundamental Principles of Traffic Flow-2, Reading section 6.1, 6.2, 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.4, 6.5.1

February 5

Slides_Chapter 9 Capacity and Level of Service for Highway Segments -Freeway, Reading section 9.1

February 10

Slides_Chapter 9 Capacity and Level of Service for Highway Segments - Highways, Reading section 9.2 and 9.3

February 12

Exam 1 review

February 17

Exam 1

February 19

Discuss course project, Slides_Chapter 8  Intersection Control-1, Reading section 8.1, 8.2, 8.3.2, 8.3.3, 8.3.5

February 24

Slides_Chapter 8  Intersection Control-2_Signal Timing

February 26

Slides_Chapter 12 Forecasting Travel Demand-1, Reading section 12.1, 12.2

March 2

Computer lab at ET 315 from 1:00 to 2:15 pm

March 4

Slides_Chapter 12 Forecasting Travel Demand-2 Trip Distribution, Course Project, Task 1 due Mar 6

March 9

Spring break (No classes)

March 11

Spring break (No classes)

March 16

Extended spring break due to virus (No classes).

March 18

Extended spring break due to virus (No classes).

March 23

Online Class: Slides_Chapter 12 Forecasting Travel Demand-2 Mode Choice and Traffic Assignment,Worksheet, Reading 12.4, 12.5

March 25

Online Class: Exam 2 review

March 30

Online Class: Exam 2

April 1

Online Class: Slides_Chapter 16_Geometric Design of Highway Facilities, Worksheet, Course Project, Task 2 due April 3

April 6

Online Class Slides_Chapter 16_Geometric Design of Highway Facilities,  Reading 15.2.1

April 8

Online Class: Slides_Chapter 16_Geometric Design of Highway Facilities, Reading 15.2.3

April 13

Online Class: Slides_Chapter 17_Soil Engineering for Highway Design, Worksheet

April 15

Online Class: Slides_Chapter 19_Design of Flexible Highway Pavements, Worksheet, Course Project, Task 3 due April 17

April 20

Online Class: Chapter 19_Design of Flexible Highway Pavements

April 22

Online Class: Stress and Deflections in Pavements

April 27

Online Class: Final Exam review

April 29

Online Class: Course project presentation, Course Project, Task 4 Final Report due May 1

May 4

Online Class: Final Exam  from 1:00 - 3:00 pm

 

Email students
Create assignments
Course calender