Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180102006100HIGHWAY ENGINEERING - ICompulsory125
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
It is aimed to teach students the basics regarding flexible and rigid pavement design.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Engin Yener
Learning Outcomes
1Define stresses occurring in highway layers.
2Define stresses occurring in highway layers.
3Define materials used in highway pavement construction and understand properties of these materials.
4Define materials used in highway pavement construction and understand properties of these materials.
5Make flexible pavement design.
6Make flexible pavement design.
7Make rigid pavement design.
8Make rigid pavement design.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Definitions, Pavements, Materials used in highway pavements and experiments about these materials, Aggregates and bituminous materials, Emulsions, Surface dressing, Advantages and disadvantages of surface dressing, Macadam type mixes, Light bituminous pavements, Pavement design, Detection of ingredients of bituminous mixes, Rigid pavements, Materials used in rigid pavements, Design methods, Principles of rigid pavement construction, Joints
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definitions, pavements
2Materials used in highway pavements and experiments about these materials
3Materials used in highway pavements and experiments about these materials
4Aggregates
5Bituminous materials
6Emulsions
7Surface dressing
8Mid-term exam
9Macadam type mixes
10Light bituminous pavements
11Pavement design
12Detection of ingredients of bituminous mixes
13Rigid pavements
14Design methods
Recommended or Required Reading
1 Ağar, E.; Yol Üstyapısı, İTÜ Yayını
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13339
Problem Solving13226
Self Study14570
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)163
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