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Road engineering (5 points)


Leader: tba

Gippsland First semester 2003 (OCL)

Synopsis: The organisation and sources of funding for Australian roads. The impact of the road transport sector on the national economy. Environmental aspects of road transport. Geometric design of roads, speed, sight distance, horizontal and vertical alignment, cross-section elements. Urban road design, intersection detailing, urban road drainage. Design for pedestrians and cyclists. The application of computer methods to the road design process. Road making materials, quarrying procedures, specification of rock products. Pavement design and laboratory testing procedures. Pavement condition monitoring and pavement management systems.

Assessment: Examination: 70% + Assignments and practical work: 30%

Contact Hours: 26 lecture hours, 26 tutorial hours and 13 laboratory hours

Prerequisites: GEG2323, GEG2333

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