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ENG4204

Faculty of Engineering

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Engineering

Organisational Unit

Department of Civil Engineering

Coordinator(s)

Dr Susanga Costa

Offered

Gippsland

  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

Introduce fundamentals and role of road engineering theory and practice. Examine a number of issues related to the planning, design and construction of roads, including; road planning, the road traffic environment, design parameters, design form, road geometric design, pavement design and rehabilitation, geotechnical issues related to pavement performance, pavement drainage, road construction and road environmental safety.

Outcomes

To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with best practice road engineering.

Assessment

Assignments: 50%
Examination: 50%.
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Workload requirements

2 hours lectures, 2 hours practice/computer classes and 6 hours of private study per week

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