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Course code

DE5204

Level

5

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

To introduce the fundamentals of road materials, road construction practices and road maintenance techniques, as well as the principles of drainage design.

Learning outcomes

Outline and describe road infrastructure administration agencies, road transportation funding mechanisms and principles of route location

Evaluate the properties and testing of road earthworks, pavement and wearing surface materials and demonstrate knowledge of road construction practice

Demonstrate an understanding of the components, functions and design of surface and sub-surface drainage for roads

Evaluate road maintenance solutions/techniques and develop a simple road maintenance strategy