Traffic Engineering
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Programme Code: 081202          Duration 4 Years
Educational Objectives:
This major is to cultivate senior technical personnel that are qualified for expertise in highway and urban road transportation planning, traffic information collection and processing, traffic control and management, transportation facilities designing, as well as facility constructions. These personnel are cultivated to adhere to socialism and are fully developed both physically and mentally.
Objective 1: [foundation knowledge] Cultivate students to master basic knowledge on the professional principles, methods and technique, and understand and master advanced methods on planning, analysis, design, management and control and other aspects of transportation, as to apply the basis knowledge to traffic engineering practice.
Objective 2: [problem-solving ability] Cultivate students to have the basic ability of road planning & design, traffic engineering facilities design, traffic management, and traffic control system design according to the regional and city planning, and can solve the traffic problems encountered in engineering practice.
Objective 3: [teamwork and leadership] Cultivate students to have the group cooperation and communication capability, even leadership in transportation engineering area.
Objective 4: [systematic understanding of the discipline] Strengthen the basic training on traffic engineering survey analysis, engineering practice, system design, operation and management, software and hardware design, and cultivate the students awareness that traffic engineering is important for highway and city road engineering system design and equipment, and make it serve the need of the development of transportation industry.
Objective 5: [ability of evaluating social and environmental impacts] Cultivate students to correctly understand the impact of the transportation planning, analysis, design and management to people’s life, industry distribution and economy development, and environment.
Objective 6: [global perspective] Cultivate students to keep clear recognition, to take up their responsibilities competitively and responsibly in the global environment.
Objective 7: [lifelong learning] Cultivate students to have a positive attitude, self-learning capability, and be qualified for the planning, design, development and research work in transportation related fields, where lifelong learning ability is a must. Students of the programme have the capacity of lifelong learning.
 
Programme Features:
This major focuses on highway and urban road transportation, and puts emphases on the fundamental theories and professional skills training concerning traffic engineering. Students are to be familiar with knowledge on modern traffic engineering, traffic information collection and processing, traffic control and management, transportation planning and analysis, transportation facilities designing, etc. This specialty trains students to be high-class engineering professionals who could work on planning, designing, developing and researching. Furthermore, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) is the distinguishing feature of this major. The education plan puts emphasis on theory study on ITS related computer technology, electronic communications technology, information processing technology, and enhancing the practice ability on intelligent transportation management and control.
Educational Requirement:
The objective system of each course is composed of a corresponding set of cultivation purposes, which are the appropriate knowledge, ability and quality that students are supposed to gain.
Knowledge Structure:
A1 Fundamental knowledge of literature, history, philosophy and art;
A2 Fundamental knowledge of social science research methods;
A3 Fundamental and frontier knowledge of natural science and engineering;
A4 Fundamental knowledge of mathematics and logic;
A5 Core knowledge of traffic engineering professional area;
A6 Knowledge of specialized technique;
A7 Managemental knowledge;
A8 Cross-cultural, international knowledge
Ability Requirements:
B1The ability of clear thinking and accurate language expression;
B2 The ability of discovering, analyzing and solving problems;
B3 The ability of critical thinking and independent working;
B4 The ability of cooperating and communicating with different various people;
B5 Preliminary aesthetic ability on the literary and artistic work;
B6 At least one foreign language proficiency;
B7 The capacity for lifelong learning;
B8 Organizational and managemental capacity;
B9A sense of innovation and creativity;
B10 Analytical writing skills;
B11 The ability of actual operation;
B12 The ability of application of specialized technique.
Quality Requirements:
C1 High-aimed and strong-willed—with the pursuit of civilization heritage, the truth, the rejuvenate of nation, as well as the benefit of human race;
C2 Hard-working and pragmatic — down to earth, hardworking, striving for excellence;
C3 Physical and mental harmony, open-mindedness — with good physical and mental quality, as well as the tolerance of multicultural and broad international perspective;
C4 Sharp thinking and innovation——good habit of  thinking and researching, with strong interest in innovation, full of curiosity and desire to solve problems;
C5Noble values—with legal awareness, professional ethics and a strong sense of social responsibility, as well as strong senses of initiative, responsibility and cooperation.
C6 Specialized Quality of Traffic Engineering—familiar with core knowledge and application on traffic survey and data analysis, transportation planning and management, traffic information and control, etc.
Degree Conferred: Bachelor of Engineering
Main Courses:
Traffic Survey and Data Analysis, Transportation Engineering, Introduction to Traffic Engineering, Traffic Design, Traffic Data Collection and Information Management, Transportation Planning, Traffic Control and Traffic Management, Traffic Flow Theory and Highway Capacity Analysis, Public Transport System, Electro-Mechanical Engineering for Transportation, Traffic Simulation Technology
Featured Course:
Courses Taught in English: Public Transport System
Bilingual Courses: Transportation Planning, Traffic Flow Theory and Highway Capacity Analysis, Geographic Information System (GIS)
Research Courses: Traffic Design, Transportation Planning, Traffic Control and Traffic Management
Seminar: New Technology of Modern Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation System
Innovation Practice Courses: Comprehensive Training Course of Traffic Engineering
Entrepreneurship Education Courses: Business Models and Entrepreneurship in Modern Traffic Technology

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