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Designing Roads, Highways and Motorways

Course Code:
Academic Degree:
Study Programme:
Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications (B 3710)
semesterlanguagestudy field / specialization
3czech, english flagcommon part of studies
course for Erasmus and Exchange students in winter semester
Form of Study:
full-time and part-time
Number of Hours:
1 + 2 hours per week - in full-time study
10 hours per semester - in part-time study
Type of Course:
Course Completion:
classified credit
Course Tutor:
roh  Lectures:
doc. Ing. Jiří Čarský, Ph.D.
roh  Training Course:
Ing. Jan Gallia
Ing. Bc. Petr Kumpošt, Ph.D.
Ing. Tomáš Padělek, Ph.D.
roh  Part-time Study:
Ing. Bc. Petr Kumpošt, Ph.D.
Supervising Department:
Department of Transportation Systems (16112)
road, highway, motorway, street, design, project, crossing, junction, intersection
Definition, types, ownership, maintenance, management and categorization of roads and highways. Curve and transition curve. Sinuosity and standard speed. Route in rural areas. Range of vision for stopping and overtaking. Road body - shapes and proportions, bottom and superstructure. Drainage and components of roads. Safety device. Crossings, junctions, intersections.
The goal is to teach students how to design roads, highways and motorways in landscape as well as urban areas and crossings including the project.