Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103045802012Geometrical Desigining of MotorwaysElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aim of this class is to teach theory, knowledge and applications of motorway that gained importance recently in Turkey.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Perviz AHMEDZADE
Learning Outcomes
11. Understand principles of motorway planning
22. Use traffic information in application
33. Draw cross section elements of motorway
44. Compare horizontal and vertical marking
55. Recognize drainage systems for motorway
66. Draw multi-level junctions
77. Analyze motorways in terms of environmental and economical aspect
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction and history. Planning elements. Traffic estimation. Capacities. Demand survey. Transport factor and speeds. Cross section elements. Traffic management. Horizontal and vertical signing. Interchange planning elements. Multi-storey interchange. Planning and application. Requirements for highway research. Maintenance of highways
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction and history
2Planning elements
3Traffic estimation
4Capacities
5Demand survey
6Transport factor and speeds
7Cross section elements
8Midterm exam
9Traffic management
10Horizontal and vertical signing
11Interchange planning elements
12Multi-storey interchange
13Planning and application
14Requirements for highway research
15Maintenance of highways
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Ashford N., Wright P.H., “Airport Engineering”, A Wiley Interscience Publication, 1992 Aerodrome Design Manual (Doc 9157-AN/901), Part 1,2,1984 Airport Planning Manual, Part 1,2, ICAO, 1987 Airport Planning Issues, PTRC, 1994.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13339
Individual Study for Mid term Examination19797
Individual Study for Final Examination1100100
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO14 5 3         
LO25 5 4         
LO34 5           
LO45 5   3       
LO54 5           
LO65 5           
LO74 54          
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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