The course provides basic knowledge about road and transport planning, and knowledge to plan and design streets and roads.
The course provides training in the use of computer tools in road design and preparation and presentation of road plans. Training in the use of Novapoint, laboratory exercises with report, and project assignment in engineering with Novapoint.
Knowledge of the Norwegian Road Administration's handbooks in road planning/road design
Knowledge of principles for geometric design and the technical execution of roads and GS roads
Knowledge of using data tools for use in road planning
Knowledge of materials for road use as well as various laboratory tests
Knowledge of planning processes, technical plans, and regulation plans
Be able to plan transport and traffic systems and design roads and streets of different types
Be able to use computer programs to plan and project
Knowing legislation, road standards, and technical and aesthetic forming parameters
Be able to plan and present a project assignment in collaboration with other students, both in writing and graphically
Contribute electronic presentation of road projects
Required prerequisite knowledge
BYG100 Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
BYG105 Spatial Understanding and Urban Theory, BYG110 Urban Space
Project assignment and written exam
Form of assessment
The project assignment is in groups. There is no continuation exam for the project assignment. Students who do not pass the project assignment can take this part again the next time the course has regular teaching.
The lab-report is a individual assignement that needs to be approved to get access to take the exam.
There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.