Design and Construction of Road Pavements and Laboratory Testing

Course Information
TitleΣΧΕΔ. ΚΑΙ ΚΑΤΑΣΚ ΟΔΟΣΤΡ. & ΕΡΓ. ΕΛΕΓ. / Design and Construction of Road Pavements and Laboratory Testing
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000208

Programme of Study: PPS TMĪMATOS POLITIKŌN MĪCΗANIKŌN (2018-2019)

Registered students: 218
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses743
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses743
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses743
Division of Transport and Project ManagementCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)743

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΣ0700
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the successful completion of the course, the students are expected to: • know basic laboratory testing on soil materials, unbound materials, binders, and bituminous mixtures. • apply mix design • know the basic principals of pavement design • apply pavement design methodologies • be familiar with mix plants • know the basic principals on pavement maintenance
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Traffic loads. Soil properties for pavement engineers. Aggregate materials. Bituminous binders, Bituminous mixtures (hot and cold) and mix designs. Laboratory testing of bituminous binders and mixtures. Theories for calculation stresses and strains in pavements. Pavement design methods for flexible and rigid pavements. Pavement recycling. Pavement maintenance.
Pavements, Materials, Construction, Maintenance.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Laboratory Work30.1
Written assigments100.4
Student Assessment
Wtitten exams, theorical questions and questions envoving calculations on the syllabus taught, and oral examination on the project assignment.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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