Dr. George F. List
Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
CE 705 Intelligent Transportation Systems
3 Credit Hours
Intelligent Transportation Systems [ITS] planning and human factor elements; application of monitoring, communications and information dissemination technologies to transportation systems; advanced traffic management for freeway and arterial systems; traveler information and public transportation systems; automated vehicle and highway systems. ITS evaluation methods and models.
Graduate standing in CCEE
At the conclusion of this course, the student should have a basic understanding of the following ITS-related issues:
- Definition of ITS, with particular emphasis on Advanced Traffic Management and Traveler Information Systems
- The historic growth of ITS from both public policy and market economic perspectives
- Elements of Vehicle Location and Route Navigation and Guidance concepts
- Planning and human factor issues for ITS
- Case studies on deployment planning and system design and operation
- Traffic and incident management
- ITS Models and Evaluation Methods
|One ATMS-focused project||20%|
|One ATIS-focused project||20%|
ITS ePrimer. USDOT Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Knowledge Exchange. http://www.pcb.its.dot.gov/ePrimer.aspx
Additional Reading: CITE Consortium ITS Course Modules. http://www.citeconsortium.org. (Login information to be provided)
Computer and Software Requirements
Please review minimum computer specifications recommended by NC State University and Engineering Online.
Word processing and spreadsheet-based analysis capabilities are required.