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Module

CEG3401 : Design of Transport Infrastructure

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Mr Roger Bird
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To appreciate the constraints and challenges in creating sustainable transport infrastructure
To provide an understanding of:
The derivation of current road design standards
The role of safety in high design
How to apply geometric design standards
Junction capacity assessment and design
Road pavements, materials, design and maintenance requirements

Outline Of Syllabus

Route Choice
UK Design Standards
Horizontal Alignment
Vertical Alignment
Speed and consistency
Railways
Airports
Principles of Junction Design
Road Pavements and Maintenance
Detailed Design
Use of Highway design software
Photogrammetry and air surveyduty pavements.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable