ENG4204 - Road engineering
6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering
Leader(s): P Walker
Not offered in 2009
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.
Examination: 50%. Students must pass both components to achieve a pass in the unit.
2 hours lectures, 2 hours practice/computer classes and 6 hours of private study per week