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Course detail

Practical Applications in Road Construction

Course unit code: FAST-BM052
Academic year: 2017/2018
Type of course unit: optional
Level of course unit: Bachelor's (1st cycle)
Year of study: 4
Semester: summer
Number of ECTS credits:
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.
Course contents (annotation):
Design of road. Horizontal and vertical geometry (situation, longitudinal profiles), typical sections (category width, superelevation, road widening in curves).
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:

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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