Syllabus  |   Lectures  |   Downloads  |   FAQ  |   Ask a question  |  
Course Co-ordinated by IIT Roorkee
Prof. Rajat Rastogi
IIT Roorkee


Download Syllabus in PDF format

Advanced Transportation Engineering (Video Course)


Introduction to Transportation Engineering ( 4 lectures )

• Elements of Transportation Engineering (e.g.: vehicle, dr iver, way, terminal, and control)
• Transportation modes
• Development and transportation
• Various aspects of transportation engineering (e.g., pavement design, traffic engineering, transport planning, public transportation, etc.)

Layout, Orientation, and Geometric Design (12 lectures )

• Geometric Design of highways and railways (e.g., horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, etc.)
• Geometry of hill roads
• Orientation of runways, and geometry of taxiways
• Curve layout

Pavements and Rail Tracks (12 lectures )

• Types of pavements
• Analysis and design of flexible pavements
• Pavement drainage
• Construction and maintenance of flexible pavements
• Introduction to design of rail tracks

Traffic Engineering ( 7 lectures )

• Parameters characterizing traffic flow (e.g. density, speed, flow)
• Data collection techniques for traffic parameters and delay studies
• Introduction to traffic flow theory (including description of speed-density, speed-flow, and flow density relations)
• Introductions to concept of capacity and level of service

Transportation and the Environment (5 lectures )

Course Outline for Transportation II

Overview of Transportation ( I3 lectures )

• Basic concepts of pavement analysis and design
• Basic concepts of traffic engineering

Pavements (12 lectures )

• Cement as a pavement material
• Analysis and design of rigid pavements
• Design of runways, taxiways, apron, etc.
• Construction of rigid pavements
• Quality control in pavement construction
• Comparative study of rigid versus flexible pavements
• Modern materials in pavements

Traffic Engineering (12 lectures )

• Theory of uninterrupted and interrupted traffic flow
• Delay analysis
• Capacity and level-of-service analysis for various facilities
• Design of traffic facilities (like, expressways, channelization, unsignalized and signalized intersections, airport circulation, parking facilities, etc.)

Travel demand analysis and transportation planning (10 lectures )

• The planning process
• Sequential demand analysis
• Models of trip generation, distribution, traffic assignment, and modal split

Transportation economics ( 3 lectures )


Under development

Important: Please enable javascript in your browser and download Adobe Flash player to view this site
Site Maintained by Web Studio, IIT Madras. Contact Webmaster: