Courses Catalogue

Highway Engineering Ii

COURSE CODE: CIV3209
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course introduces and examines the major principles and practices encountered during the “Flexible and Rigid Pavement Design Process” of highway systems, and parking design.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

This course provides advanced knowledge required for the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of roads, bridges, and tunnels to ensure safe and effective transportation of people and goods

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

·        Design a flexible and rigid pavement.

·        Design drainage and parking area.

·        Understand road construction and technology

·        Distinguish the types of pavement materials.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

·        Survey possible routes; assess traffic flow, measure subgrade strength.

·        Design parking yard for a given institution

·        Supervise the construction of road pavements

·        Carry out a structural design of pavements;

·        Develop knowledge and skills in pavement construction.