DE6202 – Highway Engineering 2
Highway Engineering 2
To develop knowledge of road design, roading project evaluations and maintenance management.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- 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.
- 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