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ENT 231
Transportation and Highway Engineering


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 40

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40


Description
Introduction to fundamental principles of transportation engineering and highway design. Emphasis is on vertical and horizontal roadway curves, mass diagrams, traffic studies, and level of service analysis. Course includes written reports, oral presentations, and a final project. Prerequisite: ENT 162 or instructor permission. Formerly CET 263.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Design horizontal and vertical curves.
  • Calculate mass diagrams.
  • Explain of the importance of transportation to society.
  • Perform research and submit summary reports.
  • Explain and compute basic traffic engineering principals.
  • Perform traffic studies
  • Complete roadway design projects

  • Course Topics
  • Transportation systems and principles
  • Transportation planning
  • Traffic studies
  • Capacity and level of service for both roadways and intersections
  • Earthwork analysis
  • Highway geometrics
  • Horizontal design
  • Vertical design

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ENT 231
    Winter 2014
    0433
    Ron Rooks, P.E.


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.