227-0311/02 – Human Factor in Traffic (LFD)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Transport ConstructionsCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Vladislav Křivda, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Vladislav Křivda, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KRI74 doc. Ing. Vladislav Křivda, Ph.D.
NOV0272 Ing. Jakub Novák
ZIT0010 Ing. Kateřina Žitníková
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal is to become familiar with factors influencing the travel behavior of users, interaction with the vehicle and the other participants. Students will be acquainted with the possibilities to minimize risks.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Tutorials

Summary

The course is focused on detailed description of the factors influencing the transport behavior on the part of the individual himself, his interaction with the vehicle, other participants in traffic and the traffic environment overall. In addition, they discussed various specific categories, such as sources of human error in the traffic environment, the effects of fatigue, monotony, risky behavior, aggression etc. Students get an overview of the human factors in transport and the possibilities of minimizing risks in the design of the traffic environment through a maximum tune to the needs of the user. Students will learn the fundamentals of sociology, which affect the operation and function of the body of the city.

Compulsory literature:

- Groeger, J.A. Understanding Driving: Applying Cognitive Psychology to a Complex Everyday Task. Psychology Press, New York, NY. 2000 - Eysenck, M., W., Keane, M. Kognitivní psychologie, Academia, Praha, 2000

Recommended literature:

- Wickens, Ch., D., Hollands, J., G. Engineering psychology and human performance (third edition), Prentice Hall, London. 2000 - Strauch, B. Investigating human error: Incidents, accidents and complex systems, Asghate, UK. 2004

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

At least 70% attendance at the exercises. Absence, up to a maximum of 30%, must be excused and the apology must be accepted by the teacher (the teacher decides to recognize the reason for the excuse). Tasks assigned on the exercises must be hand in within the dates set by the teacher.

Prerequisities

Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
227-0302 MDPr Traffic Flow Modelling Compulsory

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

General Psychology Introduction to Traffic Psychology Factors influencing the behavior of road Interaction pedestrian vs. car Interaction walker vs. communications Interaction versus vehicle communication Effects of fatigue, monotony, risky behavior, agrasivita Minimizing Risk Sociology

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  16
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2018/2019 (N3607) Civil Engineering (3607T036) Transport Constructions (02) Traffic Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N3607) Civil Engineering (3607T036) Transport Constructions (02) Traffic Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N3607) Civil Engineering (3607T036) Transport Constructions (02) Traffic Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N3607) Civil Engineering (3607T036) Transport Constructions (02) Traffic Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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