6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
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Department of Civil Engineering
- Second semester 2017 (Day)
Introduce fundamentals and role of road engineering theory and practice. Examine a number of issues related to the planning, design and construction of roads, including; road planning, the road traffic environment, design parameters, design form, road geometric design, pavement design and rehabilitation, geotechnical issues related to pavement performance, pavement drainage, road construction and road environmental safety.
To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with best practice road engineering.
Assignments: 50% + Examination: 50%.
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.
2 hours lectures, 2 hours practice/computer classes and 6 hours of private study per week
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