# CE6006 Traffic Engineering and Management Nov Dec 2016 Important Questions

Important questions / expected questions for Nov Dec 2016 CE6006 Traffic Engineering and Management examinations conducting by Anna University Chennai
B.E./ B.Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION Nov Dec 2016
07th Semester / Seventh Semester / Final Year
Civil Engineering
CE6006 Traffic Engineering and Management
(Regulation 2013)
Nov Dec 2016 Important Questions

Important 16 Marks Questions with answers (All five units) are listed for CE6006 Traffic Engineering and Management Subject

1. 1. Explain the various vehicular characteristics which affect the road design and traffic performance.
2. A passenger car weighing 2 tonnes is required to accelerate at a rate of 3 m/sec^2 in the first
gear from a speed of 11 km/hr. The gradient is +1% and the road has a black topped surface. The frontal projection area of the car is 2.15 m^2 . The car tyres have radius of 0.33 m. The rear axle gear ratio is 3.82:1 and the first gear ratio is 2.78:1. Calculate the engine horsepower needed and the speed of the engine. Make suitable assumptions.
3. Write in short the significance and scope of traffic engineering.
4. Explain rolling and air resistance.
5. Explain the factors affecting road user characteristics.
6. Enumerate the different methods of carrying out traffic volume studies.
7. Explain in detail various origin destination surveys.
8. Write briefly the different factors causing accidents.
9. Explain moving observer method.
10. Explain the factors affecting capacity and level of service.
11. Explain the various types of traffic signals and their functions. How are the signal timings decided?
12. Explain in detail, the various types of road markings commonly usedwith neat sketches.
13 Write the various advantages and disadvantages of different types of signals.
14. (a) List out the advantages of traffic signals.
(b) What is meant by saturation flow?
(c) State the need for signal co-ordination.
15. Design the traffic signal with timing diagram and phase diagram. Assume relevant data.
16. Explain in detail, the channelization of intersection and its purposes with neat sketches.
19. Explain in detail, the various design elements of rotary type of intersection based on IRC standards with neat sketches.
20. What is an intersection? Explain in detail, the two broad classifications of intersections.
21. Write short notes on few of the traffic management measures:
a) Tidal flow operation
b) Exclusive bus lane
c) Restriction on turning movement
d) Traffic calming
22. Write briefly on the following:
a) Locations where parking is prohibited
b) Peripheral parking schemes
c) Speed breakers
d) Rumble strips
23. Explain the applications of ITS in traffic management.
24. What is the significance of traffic management? Write the various travel demand management techniques commonly used in managing traffic on roads.
25. Elaborate the advantages of one-way streets

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