CE 596: Transportation Facilities Design
Course Description: 3 cr., U/G, physical design of transportation facilities including geometric design, pavements, and terminals for highway, rail, air and water transportation. Student project work will be required. Prereq: CE 335, CE 490.
- Course notes, available at Clark's on Oakland
- Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Facilities Development Manual.
- CEAL Tutorial.
- Introduction, Elements of Design Process
- Airport Design:
Runway, Taxiway Gates
- Capacity Analysis
- Landslide -- Demand Forecasts, Terminal Design Elements
- Railway Design
- Highway Design:
Intersections, Geometrics, Channelization
- (Midterm Exam)
- Access Control
- Computer Aided Design
- Design Process for Transportation Facilities Design
- Pavement Design
- Bituminous materials
- Rigid pavements
There will be several design project assignments during the semester involving the development of design plans for various types of transportation facilities. These will be worth 20 to 50 points each and 60% of the final grade. Late assignments will be reduced one point per school day up to a maximum of 50%. In addition there will be a midterm exam and a final worth 20% each.