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49106 Road Engineering Practice

6cp; block; availability: all courses
Requisite(s): (48370 Road and Transport Engineering AND (120 credit points of completed study in C10061 Bachelor of Engineering Diploma Engineering Practice OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10066 Bachelor of Engineering Science OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10067 Bachelor of Engineering OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09067 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma Professional Engineering Practice OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09066 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)))
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.

Postgraduate

Description

The aim of this subject is to equip students with the ability to design, construct and maintain roads in accordance with current professional practice in NSW. This includes pavement design, as well as the geometric design of roads. The subject embraces the standards adopted by the NSW Roads and Maritime Services, AUSTROADS and the Australian Road Research Board. Particular attention is paid to the requirements of the residential street network. Students also develop an understanding of current issues in road engineering, particularly quality assurance contracts, road safety needs of pedestrians and cyclists, and the use of innovative techniques in road construction and maintenance.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus


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