This course covers basic methods required for design, planning, and construction of highways, roadways and railways and design and construction of water and wastewater networks.
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Content and learning outcomes
Road and railway technology:
- Road and railway track components
- Geometric design of roads and railways
- Classes and types of roads, streets and railways
- Buidling materials for roads and railways (bitumen, asphalt, unbound materials)
- Climate, environment and drainage aspects
- Mechanistic/empirical modelling of asphalts pavements
- Design of roads and railways
- Water and waste water technology and road construction
- Storm water and traffic
Water and waste water technology:
- Materials science about water and waste water technology
- Operation and maintenance of water and waste water technology
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- explain technical terms and understand their mutual relations within the fields of road, railway and water and waste water technology
- perform simple projecting group assignments within the fields of road, railway and water and waste water technology
- perform calculations regarding the geometric design of the road and vehicle dynamics
- use computer programs for road design and mass calculation
- explain the relationship between design and production of sustainable infrastructure programs.
Literature and preparations
Completed course: HF1904/HF1700, AF1734/HS1722, AF1735
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- TENA - Exam, 2.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
- ÖVNA - Exercises, 2.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
- ÖVNB - Exercises, 2.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
The examination consists of three parts:
TENA (2.5 credits) Written examination
ÖVNA (2.5 credits) Road design project
ÖVNB (2.5 credits) Water and waste water project
Grading criteria are announced at the beginning of the course.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web AH1907
Main field of study
AH1908 Installation 2
Selection for courses with limited space: if the number of applications that meet entry requirements exceeds the availability for the course, selection will be based on the applicants' credits in the TIBYH programme.