Course detail

Practical Applications in Road Construction

FAST-BM052Acad. year: 2018/2019

Design of road. Horizontal and vertical geometry (situation, longitudinal profiles), typical sections (category width, superelevation, road widening in curves).

Department

Institute of Road Structures (PKO)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Design of urban roads and traffic calming.
Environmental impact assessment.
Integrated traffic system.
Civil engineering law.
Diagnostics of pavement.

Prerequisites

Complete road design, computation of highway geometry, 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.
Project of a urban road in a training map is the fundamental method of education.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Practices are finished with adequate attendance (max three absences), supply of all computational exercises and of a complete project in extent described in classes (simplified project at the level of study).
Exam is written. Questions agree with lectures through semester.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.-3. Civil engineering law.
4. Guideline for documents of road structures.
5. Road drainage.
6. Environmental impact assessment (EIA).
7. Integrated traffic system.
8. Traffic engineering.
9.-12. Diagnostics of pavement.

Aims

Knowledge about road design and design documents, construction lien, enviromental impact assesment, geographical information systems etc.

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-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1.-3. Civil engineering law.
4. Guideline for documents of road structures.
5. Road drainage.
6. Environmental impact assessment (EIA).
7. Integrated traffic system.
8. Traffic engineering.
9.-12. Diagnostics of pavement.

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Horizontal design of urban road.
2. Traffic calming
3. Cross sections.
4. Swept path.
5. Vertical design of urban road.
6. Sight triangles.
7. Consultation.
8. Accident analysis.
9. Road safety audit/inspection.
10.-12. Consultation.