15.486 Transportation Elements

Transportation Elements

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3151
Status Active

Transportation Elements is the study of a variety of issues associated with the planning, project evaluation, vehicle/driver/traffic characteristics, roadway capacity and social/economic/environmental impacts of transportation projects. Students will develop and retain a basic understanding of the environmental process and alternatives analysis as well as design considerations. Practical, real-world examples will be used to model the topics of each lecture. The concepts presented in this course directly relate to numerous other civil engineering fields.