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Infrastructure - Planning and Design of Roundabouts (from S20)

Code

CE-INF4

Version

1.0

Offered by

Civil Engineering

ECTS

5

Prerequisites

Exchange and transfer students: General admission requirements and CE-INF1, or similar knowledge.

Main purpose

To prepare students to work with planning and design of roundabouts.

Knowledge

After completion of the course, the student must have the overall knowledge on key elements of roundabouts and use of these in an urban environment.

Skills

After completion of the course, the student must have the skills to plan and design the geometry of roundabouts in urban areas. Furthermore, the student must have the skills to evaluate and apply traffic safety measures in the project.

Competences

After completion of this course, the student must have the competences to:
• Analyse the capacity in a roundabout
• Propose relevant designs of roundabouts – horizontal and vertical geometry, as well as, cross sections
• Design a roundabout in 3D and carry out drainage control
• Propose materials and pavements for a roundabout
• Evaluate and plan traffic flow during construction works

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Teaching methods and study activities

4 lessons per week for 14 weeks will be implemented, corresponding to a 137.5-hour workload for the student. Study activities are:
• Lectures taught in class
• Consultation
• Excursions
• Self-study
• Group and course works
Student Activity Model
CATEGORY 1: (Participation of lecturer and students, initiated by the lecturer – 30%).
Comprises 56 lessons of 45 minutes (42 hours) varying between lectures, exercises and course assignments
CATEGORY 2 (Participation of students, initiated by the lecturer – 62%).
Course assignments and self-study (84.5 hours)
CATEGORY 3 (Participation of students, initiated by students – 8%).
Comprise freedom in choosing method to work with assignments, self-study and preparation for tests (11 hours)
CATEGORY 4 (Participation of lecturer and students, initiated by students – 0%) 

Resources

Danish Road Standards

Evaluation

Examination

Individual oral exam with an internal examiner.
Exam is without preparation and based upon course assignment(s). 

Re-exam is an individual oral exam without preparation based upon a subject found by draw.

Any second resit is an individual oral exam without preparation based upon a subject found by draw, similar to the first re-exam.

Grading criteria

Grading based on the Danish 7-point scale.
Examinations account for 50 % of final grade.
Tests carried out during the course account for 50 % of final grade.

Additional information

Responsible

Katrine Steenbach

Valid from

2/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Course type

Civil Works

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