Course detail

Practical Applications in Road Construction

FAST-BM052OptionalBachelor's (1st cycle)Acad. year: 2017/2018Summer semester4. year of study4  credits

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

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students get familiarized with specialised CAD softwares. They are able to design details of traffic solution both in rural and urban area.

Mode of delivery

90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning


Complete road design, computation of highway geometry, knowledge of used road materials and typical pavement constructions.


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


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.


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.

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer