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Course detail

Roads 2

Course unit code: FAST-BM002
Academic year: 2017/2018
Type of course unit: compulsory
Level of course unit: Bachelor's (1st cycle)
Year of study: 3
Semester: summer
Number of ECTS credits:
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.
Mode of delivery:
90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning
Route design, knowledge of used road materials and typical pavement constructions.
Not applicable.
Recommended optional programme components:
Not applicable.
Course contents (annotation):
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.
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. 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.
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.

Type of course unit:

Lecture: 26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer: Ing. Michal Radimský, Ph.D.
seminars: 26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer: Ing. Michal Radimský, Ph.D.

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