KSU5335 Roadside Safety Design and ApplicationsBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs URBAN SYSTEMS AND TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT (TURKISH, THESIS)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
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
KSU5335 Roadside Safety Design and Applications 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: None
Course Objectives: The basic goal of this subject is investigating the necessities for providing the high safety level for the vehicles that leaves the highway any of reason.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Learning of the pheses of a safety trackside design, definition of precautions step by step, related tests in the world, guardrail, related materials and their usage details.

Course Content

Highway safety, parking safety, related engineering precautions, understanding to does for reducing collision effects, presenting detailed information about guardrails, collision tests, worlwide standards related to collision tests, researching road safety by examling of Tukey and worldwide implementations.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to trackside safety
2) trackside accidents
3) trackside safety design
4) trackside safety literature studies
5) clean trackside
6) breakable posts
7) guardrails
8) vehice collision tests
9) midterm exam
10) EU Norms at collision tests
11) EN1317-2 Guardrail collision tests
12) EN1317-3 EN1317-4 EN1317-5
13) trackside safety in Turkey
14) final exam


Course Notes / Textbooks: Derste verilen notlar / Lecture notes
References: http://www.in.gov/indot/files/RoadsideSafety.pdf

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. 5
2) Having detailed information about current technics, methods and their constraints in transportation engineering. 4
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