College

College of Engineering (COE)

Date of Last Revision

2020-05-27 11:44:19

Major

Civil Engineering

Honors Course

4300:497

Number of Credits

3

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2020

Abstract

For my honors project, I plan on doing a formal analysis of the type of intersection known as roundabouts. I want to approach the general topic of roundabouts and then focus on local roundabouts in Northeast Ohio. My analysis would include roundabouts currently in use, in the process of being constructed, as well as roundabout projects currently in design and future projects. I want to answer the questions, "What does the future of roundabouts look like in Northeast Ohio? Will there be more? Are they better than the traditional signalized or traffic sign intersections?" I will be using this information to assist in educating future students at the University of Akron via the addition of PowerPoint slides.

Research Sponsor

Dr. William Schneider IV, P.E.

First Reader

Dr. Ping Yi, P.E.

Second Reader

Ala Abbas Ph.D.

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Quidan Huang

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