Academic Catalog

CE454 PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE AND REHABILITATION

Course Code: 5620454
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr HANDE IIK ZTRK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction and definitions. Pavement condition surveys, materials, structural, and traffic data evaluations. Flexible pavement rehabilitation techniques: crack sealing, surface rehabilitation, hot mix asphalt overlays. Rigid pavement rehabilitation techniques: joint sealing, pressure relief joints, partial and full-depth repairs, slab stabilization and jacking, load transfer rehabilitation, rigid pavement overlay design. Identification of feasible alternatives. Selection of the preferred alternative.