Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620457
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: Lecturer Dr. SONER OSMAN ACAR
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620353
The course set above should be completed before taking CE457 HIGHWAY DESIGN .

Course Content

Stopping and passing sight distance, zero line application simple horizontal curve, compound and reverse curves, transition length and superelevation, surface and subsurface drainage, culvert design, types of pavements, material characteristics for subgrade, subbase, base, binder and wearing courses, thickness design using AASHTO 86 design manual, discussion of other pavement design approaches, properties of concrete, asphaltic concrete.