HIGHWAY DESIGN I

Course Information
TitleΟΔΟΠΟΙΙΑ Ι / HIGHWAY DESIGN I
CodeΓ49
FacultyEngineering
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAntonia Tsoukala
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20001008

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Rural and Surveing Engineering

Registered students: 223
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCore Courses425

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
20052307
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Learning of the basic concepts and the method related to road traffic, road capacity, vehicle dynamic when travelling, road operational classification, road geometry and knowledge development concerning the using of the Greek road design standards in use for the design of rural and urban roads. Learning of method for the assessment of road safety.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Traffic data for highway design studies, dynamic motion of vehicles, road types and categories, highway design specifications, road geometry, road design: horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, pavement edges, highway design deliverables.
Keywords
dynamic motion of vehicles, highway design specifications, road geometry, horizontal alignment, vertical alignment
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures52
Laboratory Work26
Tutorial26
Total104
Student Assessment
Description
Class written assessment.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
PIETZSCH WOLFGANG. Σχεδιασμός & Χάραξη Οδών. Βιβλίο [12468], ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ (PIETZSCH WOLFGANG. Planning and Design of Roads. Book [12468])
Additional bibliography for study
ΟΔΗΓΙΕΣ ΜΕΛΕΤΩΝ ΟΔΙΚΩΝ ΕΡΓΩΝ (Ο.Μ.Ο.Ε. – Λ.Κ.Ο.Δ. & Ο.Μ.Ο.Ε. – Χ.) Γ.Γ.Δ.Ε. – Υπ. ΥΠ.ΜΕ.ΔΙ. (GREEK ROAD DESIGN STANDARDS – Ministerial paper.)
Last Update
20-09-2013