CVE20005 • Unit • 12.5 credit points Road Engineering 26 hours face to face + blended One Semester or equivalent Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students Home Courses Unit Road Engineering Back to C Overview This unit of study aims to develop an understanding of the objectives, principles and processes of road geometric design, pavement design, construction and testing of relevant materialsâ€™ properties. Requisites Prerequisites CVE20001 Topographical Engineering Teaching Periods Location Start and end dates Last self-enrolment date Census date Last withdraw without fail date Results released date Semester 2 Location Hawthorn Start and end dates 29-July-2024 27-October-2024 Last self-enrolment date 11-August-2024 Census date 31-August-2024 Last withdraw without fail date 13-September-2024 Results released date 03-December-2024 Learning outcomes Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to: Identify objectives and principles of road geometric design and how to address them through proper selection of design inputs. (K1, S1, S2) Apply current guidelines in the design of road geometric elements using hand calculations and relevant software. (K2, K3, S1, S2, S3) Appreciate and apply the principles of sustainable road design and construction practices. (K3, S1) Demonstrate an understanding of how traffic loading, moisture and material properties affect pavement performance and how they are considered in pavement design. (K3) Safely execute experiments, analyse and interpret results and errors and formulate conclusions as part of a team. (K2, S1, A7) Generate high quality reports as part of a team. (A7) Teaching methods Hawthorn Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)On-campusLecture1.00 4 weeks 4Live OnlineClass1.00 8 weeks 8Online Lecture1.67 12 weeks 20On-campusClass2.00 6 weeks 12On-campusPractical2.00 1 week 2On-campusLab3.00 4 weeks 12Unspecified ActivitiesIndependent Learning7.67 12 weeks 92TOTAL150 Sarawak Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)On-campusLecture2.00 12 weeks 24On-campusClass1.00 12 weeks 12On-campusPractical0.17 12 weeks 2Online Directed Online Learning and Independent Learning0.50 12 weeks 6On-campusClass1.00 12 weeks 12Unspecified ActivitiesIndependent Learning7.83 12 weeks 94TOTAL150 Assessment Type Task Weighting ULO'sAssignmentIndividual/Group 50 - 60% 1,2,3,5,6 Laboratory ReportIndividual 5 - 10% 5 Online QuizzesIndividual 5 - 10% 1,2,3,4 Online TestsIndividual 20 - 30% 1,2,3,4 Content Objectives of 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 Coordination of alignments and checking for overtaking opportunity Road construction sequence and sustainability in construction Earthworks equipment and calculation of equipment output Compaction theory and stabilisation Properties and testing of road construction materials Empirical pavement design Study resources Reading materials A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.