Transportation Planning & Engineering (CE3613)

Pre-requisite(s)

None

Recommended Book(s)

Transportation Engineering Introduction To Planning, Design And Operations, Jason C. Yu, Elsevier Science Ltd. (June 1982)

Planning And Design Of Airports, Horonjeff, R. McGraw-Hill Professional; 4th Edition (December 1, 1993)

Reference Book(s)

Port Engineering Planning Construction Maintenance And Security, Gregory P. Tsinker, John Wiley, 2004

Railway Engineering, Wiley, William Walter Hey,  2nd Edition (June 16, 1982)

Course Objectives

To provide background knowledge of transportation engineering with detailed and thorough understanding of framework of various transportation systems.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1            Gain the basic concept and planning/design aspect of road transportation systems.

CLO:2            Gain the basic concept and planning/design aspect of railway transportation system.

CLO:3            Gain the basic concept and planning/design aspect of airport transportation system.  

CLO:4            Gain the basic concept and planning/design aspect of harbor transportation systems.

Course Contents

Introduction to Transportation Systems and Planning

  • Modes of transportation; need and scope of comprehensive plan.

  • Phases of planning.

  • Principles of planning.

  • Communication (rail-road network & airport), port and harbour facilities.

  • Introduction to design aspect.

Railway Engineering

  • Elements of track.

  • Types of gauges.

  • Types of rail sections. Rail joints. Creep and wear of rail; Fish Plate, bearing plates and check rails.

  • Types of sleepers, their merits and demerits. Sleeper density, spacing and stiffness of track.

  • Types of ballast. Requirements for good ballast, Renewal of ballast.

  • Formation of single and double track.

  • Formation failures; Selection of site for a railway station.

  • Layout of stations and yards.

  • Modern methods for construction of tracks.

  • Maintenance, tools and organization.

  • Introduction to design aspect.

Airport Engineering Preparation

  • Type & elements of Airport planning.

  • Factors affecting Airport Site Selection.

  • Airport Classification.

  • Airport Drainage Systems.

  • Various Runway Configurations.

  • Introduction to design aspect.

Coastal Engineering

  • Classification of harbours.

  • Ports and harbours of Pakistan.

  • Design principles and requirements of harbours.

  • Wharves and jetties.

  • Breakwaters and groynes.

  • Channel regulation and demarcation.

  • Types of docks and their construction.

  • Transit sheds and warehouses.

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

CLO’s

CLO-1

(Road transportation system)

CLO-2

(Railway transportation system)

CLO-3

(Airport transportation system)

CLO-4

(Harbor transportation system)

PLO’s

PLO-1

(Engineering Knowledge)

PLO-2

(Problem Analysis)

PLO-3

(Design/Development of Solutions)

 

 

 

 

PLO-4

(Investigation)

 

 

 

 

PLO-5

(Modern Tool Usage)

 

 

 

 

PLO-6

(The Engineer and Society)

 

 

 

 

PLO-7

(Environment and Sustainability)

 

 

 

 

PLO-8

(Ethics)

 

 

 

 

PLO-9

(Individual and Team work)

 

 

 

 

PLO-10

(Communication)

 

 

 

 

PLO-11

(Project Management)

 

 

 

 

PLO-12

(Lifelong Learning)

 

 

 

 

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

CLOs

CLO-1

(Road transportation system)

CLO-2

(Railway transportation system)

CLO-3

(Airport transportation system)

CLO-4

(Harbor transportation system)

Assessment Modules

Assignments (20-25%)

Quizzes (15-20%)

Midterm Exam (20%)

 

 

Final Exam (40-45%)