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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 2012

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
151740

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To provide students with an understanding of the objectives, principles and processes of geometric road design and develop skills required for the design of typical rural road using relevant highway design software. This course will also impart knowledge and skills for the students to produce traffic impact studies and demonstrate the importance of traffic management measures that include emerging traffic control systems.

Course content

Geometric road design and design inputs, Road cross-section elements and drainage structures, Design of horizontal alignment, Design of vertical alignment and calculations of earthworks, Road Classification system, Traffic Impact Analysis and Traffic Management measures.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Tutorial work 2500 words approx. 30% N/A
Continuous assessment 500 words approx. 40% N/A
Project 1500 words 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments
School of Natural and Built Environments

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