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Designing Roads, Highways and Motorways

Course Code:
12PPOK
Academic Degree:
bachelor
Study Programme:
Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications (B 3710)
semesterlanguagestudy field / specialization
3czech, english flagcommon part of studies
Erasmus:
course for Erasmus and Exchange students in winter semester
Form of Study:
full-time and part-time
Credits:
3
Number of Hours:
1 + 2 hours per week - in full-time study
10 hours per semester - in part-time study
Type of Course:
obligatory
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)
Keywords:
road, highway, motorway, street, design, project, crossing, junction, intersection
Abstract:
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.
Objectives:
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.