SEV254 - Road and Pavement Engineering

Year:

2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

SEB101

Corequisite:

SEE010 or SEJ010 

Incompatible with:

SEV354

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including a 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Content

Roads are a major component of civil engineering infrastructure systems. A significant proportion of civil engineering professionals are employed in designing and maintaining roads and pavements. To equip students with a valuable knowledge in and understanding of road and pavement engineering, this unit covers the overview of transportation infrastructure systems, road design principles and processes, design of roadside drainage systems and design of heavily-trafficked flexible and rigid road pavements so that advanced knowledge and skills for road and pavement engineering professionals or highly skilled work and/or further learning are achieved. Students will work on projects using relevant software so that they will be experienced to the real world of road and pavement engineers.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve a minimum of 40% on the final examination.

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