Course
code CB575
credit_hours 3
title Special Topics in Transportation Engineering
arbic title
prequisites CB474
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes Airport classification & site ion - Wind data analysis - Airport Configuration and main components - Determination of runway basic length & corrections - Aircraft characteristics components of airport system - Overall airport site Classifications of Airport supporting soil - Design of Airport flexible pavements - Design of Airport Rigid Pavements - Airport lighting - Aircraft refueling, electrical power, navigation marking - Airport safe surfaces - Airport Air traffic, Control System - Instrument landing System - Railway engineering - Railway system - Railway alignment, track elements, Cross section, Platform, length, switching , signaling - Transportation Management System - Transportation Software.
arabic Describtion/Outcomes
objectives The course is to introducing the student to the fundamentals of Airport Railway planning and design and their relation to the field of transportation.
arabic objectives
ref. books Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers by F.S.Merritt Publisher: McGraw Hill book NY, Latest Edition.rnPavement Management for Airports, Roadsand Parking Lots by M.Y.Shahin Publisher: Chapman & Hall, New York Latest Edition.rnThe Planning and Design of Airports by R.Horonejeff Publisher: McGraw-Hill Co.Inc. Latest Edition.rnStandard Handbook for Civil Engineers by F.S.Merritt Publisher: McGraw Hill book NY, Latest Edition.rn"Egyptian Code for Highways by Ministry of Urban Planning Publisher: Latest Edition.rn
arabic ref. books
textbook The Planning and Design of Airports by R.Horonejeff Publisher: McGraw-Hill Co.Inc. Latest Edition.
arabic textbook
objective set combined
content set combined
Course Content
content serial describtion
1 Week No.1: Airport Classification & Site Selection, Wind Analysis & Wind Rose Construction (1, 2).
2 Week No.2: Airport Classification & Site Selection, Wind Analysis & Wind Rose Construction (1, 2). continue
3 Week No.3: Determination of runway basic length & corrections.
4 Week No.4: Aircraft Classification & Characteristics, Components of Airport system & Services (1, 2).
5 Week No.5: Aircraft Classification & Characteristics, Components of Airport system & Services (1, 2). continue
6 Week No.6: Overall Airport Site I, runway, taxiway, terminal Bldg.
7 Week No.7: Overall Airport Site II, Apron gate, Parking lots, strips, Runways and holding aprons configurations (1, 2).
8 Week No.8: Overall Airport Site II, Apron gate, Parking lots, strips, Runways and holding aprons configurations (1, 2). continue
9 Week No.9: Classification of Airport Soils.
10 Week No.10: Design of Airport Flexible Pavements.
11 Week No.11: Railway Engineering, Definition, components of railway systems.
12 Week No.12: Railway alignment, track elements, cross section, basic of design.
13 Week No.13: Railway platforms, length, switching, signaling.
14 Week No.14: TMS, Transportation Management System, components, flowchart of analysis.
15 Week No.15: Review of Commercial Transportation, Highway, Airport, Railway Software.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.