CE 388 - ENGINEERING ECONOMY

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CEE 763 – TRAFFIC SAFETY ANALYSIS
Instructor:
Telephone:
Office Hours:
Zong Z. Tian
Office:
SEM 221
775-784-1232
Email:
[email protected]
Tuesday and Thursday: 10 am to 11 am and 2:00 to 3:00 pm or anytime I am in my office
Time and Day: Thursdays: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Text:
Location:
SEM 321
Ogden , K.W. Safer Roads: A Guide to Road Safety Engineering. Aldershot, Hants, England;
Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate Publishing, 1996.
Goal: The content of the course is designed to provide the students with the knowledge and skills for application of
advanced analysis tools for traffic safety studies.
Objectives:
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Learn advanced statistical tools for traffic safety analysis
Apply the advanced tools in a case study
Topics to be Covered:
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Crash data elements
Network screening methodologies
Before and after studies
SafetyAnalyst software applications
Prerequisite: CEE 443/663
Exams, Homeworks and Projects:
There will be one or two exams and a final project. The project will include two major tasks: (1) to understand a
selected topic from one or more peer-reviewed literature, and (2) to extend the research topic, which would require
refinement of existing models or developing new models. Homework assignments will be given as needed.
Course Grading:
Percent Breakdown by Items
Exam
Homework
Project
30%
20%
50%
Grade Scale
A
B
C
D
F
90-100
80-90
70-80
60-70
<60
Assignment Due Dates:
All homework and project are due as instructed. No late assignments will be accepted.
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Disability Statement:
If you have a disability and will be requiring assistance, please contact me or the Disability Resource Center
(Thompson Building Suite 101) as soon as possible to arrange for appropriate accommodations.
Academic Dishonesty Statement:
Academic dishonesty (e.g., cheating on exams, plagiarism) is a serious offense. All work that you submit in this class
must be your own. Each student is responsible for being familiar with UNR's policies on academic dishonesty. Any
student engaging in academic dishonesty in this course will receive a 0 on the exam/assignment in question. In more
severe cases, e.g., extensive plagiarism of other people’s work, the case may be turned over for prosecution by the
proper university authorities.
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