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Degree program: Сivil Engineering and Architecture, Curriculum 2014

Course: САСС-26 Road Construction

Contact hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars

Self-study hours: 30h, 15h tutoring,, 15h practical training

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 3, lectures 2.0h,

ECTS - 2

Main topics: The study program of the academic subject "Road Construction" comprises:
 General technical requirements for road classification, road-laying (tracking) and structure components; Basics of designing the layout of a road plan, choosing the radii of the horizontal curves, calculation and practical use of transitional curves; Longitudinal profile of a road, choosing the radii of the vertical curves, marking (tracking) of the same and ensuring visibility; Widening of paving and reshaping of the same in horizontal curves; Types of roadways, interaction between roads and vehicles; Cross sections of roads; Components of road pavings, earth bed, foundation layers of paving, types of road surface; Asphalt mixes and technology for laying asphalt paving; Concrete paving.

Additional form of training "Consultations with a professor" - 15 hours, provided that a part of a course-work may be developed - a road strip plan (case-study) and longitudinal cross-section.

In extra-curricular sessions, it is scheduled for conducting practical training, which lasts six hours - visiting a site of the transport infrastructure.


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