Monday, October 10, 2011


Politeknik Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin
Jabatan Kejuruteraan awam
C 4302 Highway and Transportation Engineering
Assignment 2
1. Highways are designed to meet the requirement of vehicle, driver and traffic. What important aspects of human behavior must be considered in the geometric design og highways? (15 m)

2. Discuss the important of a transition curve in the horizontal alignment from the viewpoint of driver comfort , superelevation requirements and pavement widening at corners. (15 m)

3. Traffic island are widely used in junction design to promote junction traffic safety. With the aid of sketches , illustrate some examples on use of traffic islands to promote traffic safety at Tee-junctions. (20 m)