Intersection Capacity Analysis
This course has been developed for transportation professionals interested in the latest updates and software applications to the HCM 6th Edition for signalized, stop-controlled and roundabout intersections, as well as urban streets and interchange ramp terminals. Each procedure will be presented to provide step-by-step instruction on the new HCM 6th Edition methodologies followed by workshops using examples and demonstrating the HCS7 application. A comprehensive workbook is provided and a general agenda for the one-day version (a day and a half if hands on) follows:
|Welcome and Introductions||Roster sign-in, workbook distribution, agenda, schedule, informal discussion.|
|Principles and Concepts||Review of peak-hour factor, flow rate, delay, headway, queue, and level of service.|
|Stop-Controlled Intersections||Step-by-step instruction on the HCM Chapters 20 & 21 procedures and HCS7 demonstration.|
|Roundabouts||Step-by-step instruction on the HCM Chapter 22 procedures and HCS7 demonstration.|
|Signalized Intersections||Step-by-step instruction on the HCM Chapter 19 procedures and HCS7 demonstration.
– Including Saturation Flow, NEMA Phasing, Phase Duration, IQA Model, Oversaturated Conditions and Multiple-Period Analysis.
|Urban Streets||Step-by-step instruction on the HCM Chapters 16 & 18 procedures and HCS7 demonstration.
– Including Flow Profile, Platoon Dispersion Access Points, Coordination, Optimization, Animation and Visual Mode
|Interchange Ramp Terminals||Step-by-step instruction on the HCM Chapter 23 procedures and HCS7 demonstration.|