Course syllabus

Vägbyggnadsteknik
Pavement Design and Construction

VVBN10, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2013-04-19

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYV2
Elective for: V4-at, V4-bf, V4-tv
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish

Aim

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.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
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

Contents

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
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.

Admission

Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: VTVN01 Highway Design and VGTF05 Geotechnics.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VTVF15

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Sven Agardh, Sven.Agardh@tft.lth.se
Course coordinator: Ebrahim Parhamifar, Ebrahim.Parhamifar@tft.lth.se
Course homepage: http://www.tft.lth.se
Further information: The course is offered 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 probably be included in the course.