Traffic Operations and Control Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Western Michigan University

CCE 4300 Traffic Design

Instructor: Professor Jun-Seok Oh []

Course Description

Introduction to fundamentals of traffic engineering and control concepts, including data collection, analysis, and traffic control systems design. Traffic engineering studies, traffic flow theory, traffic control devices, traffic signal control and ramp metering systems, and intelligent transportation systems.

Course Objective

For students to learn how to collect data for traffic analysis, how to model and analyze traffic conditions, how to apply traffic control devices, and how to develop effective control policies to achieve desired outcomes in the operation of freeway systems, surface street systems and combined freeway and surface street systems.

Course Outcomes

Prerequisites and Requirements

CCE 3300



  • Homework (approx. 7 assignments) ----------------------
  • Lab Assignment (approx. 5 assignments) ---------------
  • Midterm Exam ---------------------------------------------------
  • Final Exam -------------------------------------------------------
  • Term Project -----------------------------------------------------
  • 10%

    Homework Assignments and Exams

    All class assignments are due on the day and time assigned. Late assignment will NOT be accepted for grade. There will be a midterm and a final exam.

    Academic Honesty

    You are responsible for making yourself aware of and understanding the policies and procedures in the Undergraduate (pp. 274-276) Catalog that pertain Academic Honesty. These policies include cheating, fabrication, falsification and forgery, multiple submission, plagiarism, complicity and computer misuse. If there is reason to believe you have been involved in academic dishonesty, you will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct. You will be given the opportunity to review the charge(s). If you believe you are not responsible, you will have the opportunity for a hearing. You should consult with me if you are uncertain about an issue of academic honesty prior to the submission of an assignment or test.

    Course Outline

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