Faculty of Engineering

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Engineering
Organisational UnitDepartment of Civil Engineering
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Susanga Costa


Road safety, traffic surveys, the hierarchy of roads (briefly), road network design, road capacity and level of service, traffic flow in residential streets, unsignalised intersection design, signalised intersection design for interface with arterial roads, pedestrian and bicycle facilities, planning and design for commercial vehicles, planning and design for public transport, local area traffic management, traffic impact analysis, land use planning process, environmental considerations and the application of advanced technology.


The student is expected to acquire a basic knowledge and understanding of the methods and processes of transport and traffic engineering.


Mid-semester test: 10%
Assignments: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Workload requirements

48 contact hours

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Chief examiner(s)