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Highways, Motorways and Intersections

Course Code:
12SDK
Academic Degree:
bachelor
Study Programme:
Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications (B 3710)
semesterlanguagestudy field / specialization
4czech flagDOS Transportation Systems and Technology - 3708R009
Erasmus:
course for Erasmus and Exchange students in summer semester
Form of Study:
full-time
Credits:
4
Number of Hours:
2 + 2 hours per week - in full-time study
Type of Course:
obligatory
Course Completion:
credit, exam
Course Tutor:
 
roh  Lectures:
doc. Ing. Jiří Čarský, Ph.D.
roh  Training Course:
doc. Ing. Jiří Čarský, Ph.D.
Ing. Jan Gallia
Ing. Tomáš Padělek, Ph.D.
Supervising Department:
Department of Transportation Systems (16112)
Keywords:
roads and highways design, environment, crossroads, intersections, road objects
Abstract:
Roads and motorways network, transport output. Types of direction curves. Hairpin bend. Stopping sight distance and overtaking sight distance. Levels of traffic service. Design elements of crossroads and intersections. Crossroads. Roundabouts. Intersections. Special types of junctions. Capacity of crossroads and intersections. Structure of pavement of roads and motorways. Road engineering structures. Assessment of route alternatives.
Objectives:
Acquisition of deeper knowledge in the field of designing roads, motorways, crossroads and intersections considering complex design practice and environmental aspects.