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The exhaustive list of topics in Traffic Engineering & Management in which we provide Help with Homework Assignment and Help with Project is as follows:

  • Traffic stream characteristics:
    • traffic engineering: Road user characteristics, human and vehicle characteristics.
    • Fundamental parameters and relations of traffic flow: speed, density, volume, travel time, headway, spacing, time-space diagram, time mean speed, space mean speed and their relation, relation between speeds, flow, density, fundamental diagrams.
    • Traffic stream models: Greenshield’s model, Greenberg’s logarithmic model, Underwood’s exponential model, pipe’s generalized model, multi-regime models.
    • Moving observer method: Concepts and derivation, illustration, Calibration of Greenshild’s model.
  • Traffic measurement procedures:
    • Measurement at a point: Traffic volume measurement, equipment for flow measurements, data analysis, concepts of ADT, AADT;
    • Measurement over a short section: Speed measurements, 15th and 85th percentile speeds, design speed, speed distributions.
    • Measurement along a length of road: Density measurement, travel time measurement.
    • Automated traffic measurement: GPS devices, loop detectors, video analysis, and other technologies.
  • Microscopic traffic flow modelling:
    • Car-following models: Concept of stimulus-response, general mottoes models, safety distance, pscho-physical, optimal velocity, fuzzy logic models, and applications.
    • Lane changing models: Conceptual framework, lane selection model, gap acceptance models.
    • Vehicle arrival models: Poisson distribution, headway modeling, random vehicle generation.
    • Microscopic traffic simulation: Vehicle generation, design, calibration, validation, applications, operational models.
  • Macroscopic and mesoscopic traffic flow modelling:
    • Traffic flow modeling analogies: Fluid flow analogy, heat flow analogy, granular flow, Lighthill-Withams theory, shock waves;
    • Cell transmission models: Flow conservation, flow transmission.
    • Traffic progression models: Robertson progression model, platoon movement, dispersion index, applications;=.
    • Discrete simulation models: Cellular automata concepts, discretization of time and space, rules for acceleration,deceleration, randomization, and vehicle updation.
  • Uninterrupted flow:
    • Capacity and Level of service LOS: Definitions, highway capacity, factors affecting LOS, HCM methods.
    • Urban Street: Classification, operational performance measures, congestion management.
    • Multilane highways: Characteristics, capacity and level of service.
    • Freeway operations: Operational considerations, capacity and level of service of a basic freeway segment, weaving operation.
    • Ramp metering: Merging and diverging areas; gap acceptance, speed at ramps; fixed, reactive, and predictive systems.
    • Corridor analysis: Segment capacity, free flow travel time, queue delay, transit corridor.
  • Traffic intersection control:
    • Principles of traffic control: Requirements, basic driving rules, priority movements, principles of traffic control, intersections conflicts.
    • Traffic signs and road markings: Regulatory, warning, and information signs; longitudinal, transverse, and object marking.
    • Uncontrolled intersection: Level of service concept, priority streams, confliting traffic, critical gap and follow-up time, capacity, queue length, control delay.
    • Channelization: channelizing devices, geometrical aspects, turning radius.
    • Traffic rotary: Conflict resolution in a rotary, geometric layout, design elements, capacity of rotary.
    • Grade separated intersection: Road over bridges, under pass, overpass, trumpet interchange, diamond interchange, fully and partial clover leaf intersection.
  • Traffic signal design:
    • Elements of traffic signal: Definitions, analysis of saturation headway, saturation flow, lost time, critical flows, derivation of cycle length.
    • Design principles of a traffic signal: Phase design, cycle time determination, green splitting, pedestrian phases, and performance measures.
    • Evaluation of a traffic signal: Definitions and measurement of stopped and control delay, Webster’s delay model, oversaturated conditions.
    • Capacity and Los analysis of a signalized I/S: HCM 2000 method of analysis of a signalized intersection and determination of the level of service.
    • Coordinated traffic signal: Concepts of offset, common cycle length bandwidth, offset for one-way and two way streets.
    • Vehicle actuated signals and Area traffic control: Basic principles of vehicle actuation, collection of data, system architecture and algorithms.
  • Specialised traffic studies:
    • Parking Studies: Parking inventory, statistics, parking surveys; in-out, license palate, on-street and off-street parking.
    • Accident Studies: Accident data collection, statistics, safety audit, sfety measures.
    • Fuel consumption and emission studies: Consumption models, pollutants, air quality models, mitigation measures;
    • Congestion studies: Performance measures, intensity, duration, extent of congestion, traveler perception, remedial measures, congestion pricing.
    • Toll operation: Design and configuration, queuing theory, operation and maintenance issues.
    • Pedestrian studies: Pedestrian counts, pedestrian volume and level of service, design principles of pedestrian facilities.
    • Intelligent transportation system: Introduction, system architecture, performance evaluation, tools and technologies.
    • Pedestrian studies: Public transit management system, case studies.