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. VVBN10 overlaps following cours/es: VTVF15. Compulsory for: IBYV2. Optional for: V4at, V4bf, V4tv. Course coordinator: Ebrahim Parhamifar, and Andreas Persson,, Traffic and Roads. Prerequisites: VVBF20 Road Construction or VVBF25 Road Construction and Planning. Recommended prerequisits: VTVF10 Highway and Railway Design and VGTF05 Geotechnics. Assessment: For a passing grade the participant must hand in two projects and a home assignment. A written and oral presentation of a report is included. Further information: The course is hold in Lund. As part of engineering skills a written and oral presentation of a report is included in the course. The “Safety on the roads” which is arranged by Swedish National Road Administration can be included in the course. Home page:

The aim of the course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required for optimal analytical design and construction of a road.

The most important part of the course are four areas; analytical pavement design, properties of bound and unbound pavement materials, production process of pavements.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Independently seek and evaluate information for an incremental design of pavements


Huang H., Pavement analysis and design, , ISBN 0-13-142473-4, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004, USA
Ullditz, P.,Modeling Flexible Pavement Response, ISBN87-502-0805-5, Polyteknisk Forlag, 1998, Lyngby, Denamrk
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