Instructor

Dr. George F. List

Dr. George F. List

Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 919-515-8038
Email: gflist@ncsu.edu
Instructor Website

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.

Prerequisite

Graduate standing in CCEE

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the student should have a basic understanding of the following ITS-related issues:

  1. Definition of ITS, with particular emphasis on Advanced Traffic Management and Traveler Information Systems
  2. The historic growth of ITS from both public policy and market economic perspectives
  3. Elements of Vehicle Location and Route Navigation and Guidance concepts
  4. Planning and human factor issues for ITS
  5. Case studies on deployment planning and system design and operation
  6. Traffic and incident management
  7. ITS Models and Evaluation Methods

Course Requirements

Mid-term exam 20%
Final exam 20%
Term paper 20%
One ATMS-focused project 20%
One ATIS-focused project 20%

Textbook

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.

 

Updated 10/14/2020