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CIV4283

Faculty of Engineering

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
Organisational UnitDepartment of Civil Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Assoc Professor G Rose

Synopsis

Examines the performance, impacts and costs of various urban passenger transport modes and the factors influencing the level, pattern and trends in urban travel demand and the issues relevant to selecting a mode for a particular urban passenger transport task. The role of the analytic methods used in transport planning is examined as are the factors to be considered in conducting transport surveys including sample design, questionnaire design and survey administration.

Assessment

Three assignments: 45%
Class participation: 10%
Final examination (3 hours): 45%
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

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Workload requirements

2 hours lecture, 2 hours practical and 8 hours private study per week.

Prerequisites