Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To Traffic Engineering INM 595 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi İRFAN PAMUK
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi İRFAN PAMUK,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective

Teaching the Basic Concepts of Traffic and the Basics of Surveys and Implemantation Studies on Traffic Flows.

Course Content

The Relationships Between Speed, Volume and Density for a Highway Traffic Stream - Traffic Surveys - Parking, Pedestrian and Traffic Accidents Studies - Shockwave Analysis - Intersections and Traffic Signal Control - Highway Capacity and Level of Service.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 The Relationships Between Speed, Volume and Density for Highway Traffic Flow
3 Observations of the Relationships Between Speed, Flow and Density
4 Traffic Surveys
5 Parking Study
6 Pedestrian Study
7 Traffic Accidents Study
8 Shockwave Analysis
9 Mid-term Exam
10 Intersections / Junctions
11 Traffic Signal Control
12 Highway Capacity
13 Capacity and Service Volumes
14 Seminar
Course Notes
Course Resources

[1] KUTLU, K., Trafik Tekniği , İTÜ No 1018, İstanbul, 1975.
[2] DREW, D.R., Traffic Flow Theory and Control McGraw Hill, New York, 1968.
[3] TCK, Yollarin Kapasitesi El Kitabi, Tercüme C.YALGIN, 1975.
[4]WOHL, M., MARTIN, B.V., Traffic System Analysis for Eng. Planning. 1967.
[ 5 ] SALTER, R.J., Highway Traffic Analysis and Design, New York, 1988.
[ 6 ] Highway Capacity Manual, TRB Special Report No: 209 Washington DC, 1985

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods. X
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them X
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process X
5 gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering X
6 ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process X
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data X
8 ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations X
9 systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments X
10 aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation, and announcement X
11 aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications X
12 ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 20 20
Quiz 2 6 12
Total Workload 138
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.52
dersAKTSKredisi 6