Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Optional for: V5tv. Course coordinator: Ebrahim Parhamifar,, Traffic and Roads. Prerequisites: VVBF20 or Road construction and production planning, VVBF25; Geotechnics, VGTF05; Surveying, VGMF10 or similar knowledge. Recommended prerequisits: Highway and railway design, VTVF10; Highway maintenance, VVBN05; Pavement design, VVBN10; Construction management, VBEN15 and Foundation engineering, VGTF01. The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 10. Assessment: Oral and written presentation of project work. Compulsory presence at field trip and final presentation. Home page:

The aim of this course is to provide the students with a deep knowledge of planning, design, production and maintenance of infrastructure. The students will also be given an understanding of the cooperation between different disciplines in planning, design, maintenance of infrastructure such as bridges, highways and tunnels. The need of a life cycle perspective is discussed. The course is suitable for students with different competence within the field of infrastructure.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must


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