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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT441 Road Science 927006 4 7 5
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Determining stages of location survey and design of highway with all aspects.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Erhan Burak PANCAR
Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will be able to gain engineering knowledge and skills towards alignment of highways
  2. Students will be able to gain engineering knowledge and skills towards design of highway infrastructure and pavement design.
  3. Students will be able to make technical drawings and preparing final report of highway design project
  4. Students will be able to know different failure types of pavements
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
Örneklerle Karayolu Tasarımı, Muhammet Vefa Akpınar, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2017
Highway Design Manuel, Karayolları Genel Müdürlüğü, Ankara, 2005.
Flexible Highway Pavement Design Manuel, Ahmet Sağlık ve A. Gürkan Güngör, KGM, Ankara, 2006.
A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, AASHTO, 2001.
Highway Engineering, Nadir Yayla, Birsen Yayınevi, 2002.
Highway Design and Traffic Safety Engineering Handbook, R. Lamm, B. Psarianos, T. Mailaender, McGraw-Hill, 1999.
Basic Informations of Highway Design, Tuğba Kiper, YTMK, Ankara, 2002.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
General information about highways, selection of highway geometric standards, preparing of griddled contour map, grade line survey, location survey, provisional plan and profile, calculations of vertical curve, pavement design and drawing of typical cross-section, introduction of economic analysis, approximately volume sheet design, economic analysis and selection of the feasible location, calculation of final center line, drawing of transition curve and super-elevation details, final plan and road profile, drawing of super-elevation diagrams on the profile, drawing of cross-sections and calculation of their areas, volume sheet design, project file submission
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.History of highways in the world
2.Highways geometric standards
3.Grade line survey, location survey
4.Provisional plan and profile, calculations of vertical curve
5.Pavement design and drawing of typical cross-section
6.Approximately volume sheet design, economic analysis and selection of the feasible location
7.Calculation of final center line
8.Drawing of transition curve and super-elevation details
9.Midterm Exam
10.Highway project
11.Highway project
12.Drawing of cross-sections and calculation of their areas
13.An overview
14.Project file submission
15.Final Exam
16.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination160
Project Preparation140
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13339
Project Preparation12020
Individual Study for Homework Problems5315
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12222
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
SUM125