Course Details

Roads 2

Academic Year 2022/23

BMA002 course is part of 2 study plans

BPC-SI Summer Semester 1st year

BPC-MI Summer Semester 1st year

Introduction to the road transportation. Basic design work, design documentation. Highway routing, design elements of route. Technical category, design elements for horizontal and vertical alignment, width configuration of a road in a cross section. Optimization of route, relation of horizontal and vertical alignment, aesthetics of road. Assessment and evaluation of route design, alternatives, road safety and environmental assessment.

Course Guarantor

Ing. Michal Radimský, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Road Structures

Objective

The objective is to gain the basic information about the road construction materials, its use for particular layers, system of testing, various road construction and maintenance technologies and dimensioning of flexible and rigid road constructions.

Knowledge

The student is able to manage the goal of the subject by getting a complex overview over the quality system in road construction, particular technologies and necessary machinery, which are used for the construction, maintenance, rehabilitation and recycling of the road structures.

Syllabus

1. Highway network and its development.
2. Route, Design category.
3. horizontal alignment.
4. Vertical alignment.
5. Cross sections, earthworks, its measurement, volume diagram.
6. Water drainage of roads.
7. Culverts.
8. Crossroads I.
9. Crossroads II.
10. Constructions on roads.
11. Safety equipment.
12. Road safety and environmental.

Prerequisites

Route design, knowledge of used road materials and typical pavement constructions.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

4 credits

Semester

summer

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/254889

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Highway network and its development.
2. Route, Design category.
3. horizontal alignment.
4. Vertical alignment.
5. Cross sections, earthworks, its measurement, volume diagram.
6. Water drainage of roads.
7. Culverts.
8. Crossroads I.
9. Crossroads II.
10. Constructions on roads.
11. Safety equipment.
12. Road safety and environmental.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Software for design.
2. Horizontal alignment.
3. Vertical alignment.
4. Cross section, Superelevation.
5. Water drainage.
6. Project assignment.
7. Crossroad, crossing.
8. Earthwork, Volumes.
9. Multicriteria analyse
10. Design Report.
11. Project.
12. Project.
13. Project.