Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
KSU5111 Introduction to Transportation Engineering and Planning Fall 3 0 3 12
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi NİLGÜN CAMKESEN
Recommended Optional Program Components: Giving theoretical and implementative basis of transportation planning in the context of the course
Course Objectives: Course objective is giving detailed information about transportation engineering and planning, teaching the significancy of transportation planning, teaching aim and phases of transportation planning

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Having transportation engineering notion

Understanding transportation planning

Understanding transportation system as an integrated way

Course Content

The land use transport interrelations; The process of transportation planning and its objectives; Appraisal of transport projects: economic, environmental and social considerations; Data Collection and Processing; Data types for transportation planning and travel demand models; Data collections methods; Travel Demand Modeling; The four step approach, Trip generations models, Trip distribution models, Mode choice models, Traffic assignment models, The activity-based approach, Transportation Planning and Project Appraisal, The cost-benefit approach, The multi-criteria approach, Sustainable transportation planning.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction
2) Transportation and socio-economic development
3) Transportation development
4) Transportation modes: highways, airways, seaways, pipelines
5) Transportation modes: highways, airways, seaways, pipelines
6) Infrastructures of transportation modes
7) Terminals
8) Operational characteristics of transportation modes
9) Performance criterias
10) Capacity
11) Traffic elasticity
12) Energy consumption
13) General view to transportation planning
14) Final Exam


Course Notes / Textbooks: Derste Verilen Notlar / Lecture Notes
References: Sunumlar

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 10 % 0
Quizzes 4 % 10
Homework Assignments 5 % 20
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 10 6 60
Homework Assignments 5 20 100
Quizzes 4 10 40
Midterms 1 30 30
Final 1 40 40
Total Workload 270

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Improving and enhancing information in expertise level on the concept of transportation licence level abilities in terms of transportation department and related departments. 4
2) Having detailed information about current technics, methods and their constraints in transportation engineering. 5
3) Estabilishing engineering problems, improving methods for solution, implementing new methods in solutions 4
4) Completing and implementing information with limited datas, integrating informations of different discipline datas
5) Estabilishing engineering problems, improving methods for solution, implementing new methods in solutions
6) New/origin idea and method implementing, improving new solutions in system, part and process designs.
7) Understanding process and results of studies, presenting the datas oral and written in related department on national and international scales, understanding a foreign language, having speaking, writing and reading level at least Europan Language Portfolio B2.
8) Understanding social and environmental phases of technological implementations. Listing ability of current technics, methods, effects, constraints and results of technological implementations.
9) Considering social-scientific-ethic values in collecting-understanding-implementing-presenting phases and all activities.
10) Having information detailed and deeply by implemented researching in technology, evaluating and implementing of information
11) Developing method for defined technological problems and implementing innovative methods in solutions.
12) Modelling and implementing of experimental investigations, solving of complex cases in this process