Course detail

Roads 2

FAST-BM002Acad. year: 2019/2020

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

The student is able to manage the goal of the subject by getting a complex overview over the quality system in road construction, particular technologies and necessary machinery, which are used for the construction, maintenance, rehabilitation and recycling of the road structures.

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

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

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-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-E-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

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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