Course detail

Diploma seminar (K-PKO)

FAST-CM052Acad. year: 2018/2019

Seminar is oriented on preparation of diploma work as a feasibility study or roads, streets and motorways design or on solution of a practical problem in road laboratory or pavement diagnostics. Each student independently prepares and presents specific problems following different problems of diploma works that are discussed in seminar. During the seminar the student collects all data and requirements needed for preparation of diploma work.

Department

Institute of Road Structures (PKO)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Preparation of methodology and time schedule of diploma work.

Prerequisites

Highway design, route design, road dimensioning and design, road building technologies, road network capacity.

Co-requisites

LAYEPS software for design of pavement

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching method consists of seminars (exercises).

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Attendance and test (10 questions - each is evaluate from 0 to 10 points.) Minimum for passing is 60 points.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

Understanding of necessary data regulations and elaboration of diploma work. Preparation of methodology and time schedule of diploma work.

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 N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Selected issues of highway design
♦ 2. Selected issues of road laboratory
♦ 3. Selected issues of traffic engineering
♦ 4. Assignment of seminar work and its goals - individual consultation
♦ 5. Official assignement of diploma work and literature - individual consultation
♦ 6. Data and documents collection for diploma work
♦ 7. Introduction of seminar works, discussion
♦ 8. Introduction of seminar works, discussion
♦ 9. Individual work on diploma work
♦ 10.Up-to-date information on diploma work and public discussion about diploma work and its progression