Course detail

Roads 2

FAST-BM002Acad. year: 2018/2019

Introduction to the road transportation. Basic design work, design documentation. Highway routing, design elements of route. Technical category, design elements for horizontal and vertical alignment, width configuration of a road in a cross section. Optimization of route, relation of horizontal and vertical alignment, aesthetics of road. Assessment and evaluation of route design, alternatives, road safety and environmental assessment.

Department

Institute of Road Structures (PKO)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Czech road network.
Road design.
Horizontal and vertical alignment, cross sections, superelevation.
Earthwork, Volumes.
Water drainage.
Crossroads.

Prerequisites

Route design, knowledge of used road materials and typical pavement constructions.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
After learning the basic routing the project of a highway in a training map is the fundamental method of education.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Practises are finished with a credit classification with condition of adequate attendance (max three absences), supply of a complete project in extent described in classes.
Examination has written and oral part.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Highway network and its development.
2. Route, Design category.
3. horizontal alignment.
4. Vertical alignment.
5. Cross sections, earthworks, its measurement, volume diagram.
6. Water drainage of roads.
7. Culverts.
8. Crossroads I.
9. Crossroads II.
10. Constructions on roads.
11. Safety equipment.
12. Road safety and environmental.

Aims

The objective is to gain the basic information about the road construction materials, its use for particular layers, system of testing, various road construction and maintenance technologies and dimensioning of flexible and rigid road constructions.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 3. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 3. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 3. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-C-MI (N) Bachelor's

    branch MI , 3. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Highway network and its development.
2. Route, Design category.
3. horizontal alignment.
4. Vertical alignment.
5. Cross sections, earthworks, its measurement, volume diagram.
6. Water drainage of roads.
7. Culverts.
8. Crossroads I.
9. Crossroads II.
10. Constructions on roads.
11. Safety equipment.
12. Road safety and environmental.

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Software for design.
2. Horizontal alignment.
3. Vertical alignment.
4. Cross section, Superelevation.
5. Water drainage.
6. Project assignment.
7. Crossroad, crossing.
8. Earthwork, Volumes.
9. Multicriteria analyse
10. Design Report.
11. Project.
12. Project.
13. Project.