DE6202 – Highway Engineering 2

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Module code
DE6202
Module title
Highway Engineering 2
Prescription
To develop knowledge of road design, roading project evaluations and maintenance management.
Programmes
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1Evaluate the feasibility of roading projects.
2Design the geometrical and structural components of a road.
3Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of asset management and road maintenance management fundamentals.
Content
Benefit cost ratio, projects costs, project benefits, time value of money, project evaluations
Characteristics and applications of a range of wearing surfaces, design of sprayed seal surfaces, flexible pavement design using standard design charts, introduction to mechanistic analysis, road geometrics, horizontal alignment, transition curves, vertical alignment, ancillary services (safety rails, pavement marking, signage, street lighting)
Asset management fundamentals, road performance data acquisition and analysis, life cycle costing, maintenance management strategies
Assessment Criteria
Assignment/Projects40
Tests10
Examination50