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MU Civil Engineering (Semester 7)
Traffic Engineering and Control
December 2014
Total marks: --
Total time: --
INSTRUCTIONS
(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

1 (a) Explain moving car method for speed and Delay study.
6 M
1 (b) At an uncontrolled T junction, past experience indicates that the probability of a vehicle arriving on the side road during a 15 second interval and turning right into the main road is 1/5. Find the probability that in a period of 1 minute, there will be 0,1,2,3,4 vehicles arriving and turning right.
8 M
1 (c) Explain various types of level of services.
6 M

2 (a) Explain various types of parking and their design standard.
10 M
2 (b) Explain the warrants for Traffic signals and signal coordination.
10 M

3 (a) It is observed that on an average a vehicle driver drives 5000 km during the course of a year. The probability of having an accident is 100 per 200 million vehicle kilometres. What is the probability of a driver having at least two accident during his driving carrier extending to 25 years?
10 M
3 (b) Explain car following theory and its application traffic engineering.
10 M

4 (a) Derive liner relationship between speed and concentration.
10 M
4 (b) What are the assumptions made in a simple Queuing Approach as applied to traffic flow.
10 M

5 (a) Explain the introduction to entropy in transportation.
7 M
5 (b) Explain the method of building the minimum path tree.
6 M
5 (c) What are the data required to collect for accident study.
7 M

6 (a) Explain guidelines for selecting a rotary type of intersection and rotary design elements.
10 M
6 (b) Explain various types of traffic signs neat sketches.
10 M

Write short notes on
7 (a) Cause and prevention of accidents.
5 M
7 (b) Channelized intersection.
5 M
7 (c) Highway Lighting.
5 M
7 (d) Street Furniture.
5 M

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