Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. VVB630 overlap following cours/es: VTVA25. Compulsory for: IBYV2. Course coordinator: Ebrahim Parhamifar,, Vägbyggnad. Prerequisites: VVB620. Assessment: Students are examined both individually and in a collaborative group. The group examination is based on written tasks. Individual exams, which include both theory and calculation, are written at the end of term. Home page:

The course is intended to provide fundamental knowledge of production technique in road construction. On completion of the course the student should be familiar with the planning and implementation of different road projects and how various interested parties influence the process.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Explain and use fundamental concepts in soli mechanics and road construction.

Describe the differences between different contract forms and purchases.

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Apply a knowledge of soil mechanics in infrastructural projects.

Carry out production plans, time and resource plans for different road structures and the preparation of a tender.

Draw up a work plan for a standard asphalt surface and evaluate the materials’ properties in terms of the established requirements according to prevailing specifications.

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Understand the importance of common points in systematic planning and implementation of available information for evaluating the reliability of the results obtained.


Road construction 2005