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Highway Engineering 1

To introduce the fundamentals of road materials, road construction practices, priciples of drainage design, and basic gemetrical alignment of a road.

Course Code DE5204
Level 5
Credits 15


The learning outcomes for this course are:

Outline and describe road infrastructure administration agencies and principles of route location.

Evaluate the properties and testing of road earthworks, pavement and wearing surface materials, discuss road construction practice and pavement distress.

Evaluate the components, functions and design of surface and sub-surface drainage for roads.

Describe basic horizontal and vertical alignment of a road.

Delivered as part of the following programmes