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CV4113 Highway Engineering

[Lecture: 26 hr ; Tutorial: 13 hr ; Lab: 0 hr ; Pre-requisite: CV3014; Academic Unit: 3.0 ]


Learning Objective :

At the end of this course, students are expected to:


  • Understand the basic modeling concepts used to analyze flexible and rigid pavements
  • Appreciate pavement management concepts to better manage road pavement
  • Apply the various types of highway appurtenance to enhance the safety of motorists
  • Learn to estimate traffic noise and the effect of noise attenuation measures


Course Content :

Analysis and design of flexible and rigid pavements. Pavement management. Design of roadside facilities. Highway drainage. Environmental aspects.

Course Outline :

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Topic

1

Design factors

2

Classification systems and properties

3

Flexible pavement analysis and design

4

Rigid pavement analysis and design

5

Pavement management systems

6

Highway design

7

Environmental impact of highways and traffic

8

Highway drainage

Learning Outcome :

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:

  • Design flexible and rigid pavements,
  • Propose a pavement management system framework,
  • Design highway appurtenance and highway drainage,
  • Design mitigation measures to attenuate traffic noise


Textbook :

Textbook if necessary will be decided by the course lecturers before the start of the semester

References :

To be decided by the course lecturers before the start of the semester.​