|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):
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||Ress.Assist. FIRAT SONER ALICI
||Fall or Spring Semesters.
||Set 1: 5620353
|The course set above should be completed before taking
CE457 HIGHWAY DESIGN .
The objectives are to introduce the principles geometric design of highways and to provide the students to practice completing a partial highway design project.
Stopping and passing sight distance, zero line application simple horizontal curve, compound and reverse curves, transition length and superelevation, surface and subsurface drainage, culvert design, types of pavements, material characteristics for subgrade, subbase, base, binder and wearing courses, thickness design using AASHTO 86 design manual, discussion of other pavement design approaches, properties of concrete, asphaltic concrete.
The stuents are expected to handle the basic inputs for geometric design of highways, to evaluate the inputs and formulate the design problem using the relevant standards and to process design work including preparation of necessary drawings by using any suitable software.