Engineering - Course - Alignment And Geometric Design For Highways And Airports

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  • Course Code: CVLE607
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.)
  • Course Type: Public Works (PUWO)

Course Description

Road intersections at grade. Choice of intersection location and type– vertical and horizontal positions. Vertical Alignment of road in Tunnels, design of Islands, Grade separations, ramp profile, apparent grade. Effect of wind on Geometric design. Classification of Airports, Airport Geometric standards (Runways, Taxiways and aprons). Obstacle limitation surfaces (Take off- Approach, Transition surface, conical and horizontal), Navigation Aids.