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ENG4204

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)P Walker

Synopsis

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.

Objectives

To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with best practice road engineering.

Assessment

Assignments: 50%
Examination: 50%. Students must pass both components to achieve a pass in the unit.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Dushmanta Dutta

Contact hours

2 hours lectures, 2 hours practice/computer classes and 6 hours of private study per week

Prerequisites

ENG3205

Prohibitions

CIV3283