Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is an introduction to transportation systems including road, rail, air and maritime transport and the interaction of these transporation systems. Aspects such as transport economics, traffic prediction and management, road and street location and geometry, design traffic, subgrade evaluation, pavement materials, design of flexible and rigid pavements, drainage, pavement construction methods and road maintenance will be covered including the initiation to specific software implemented in the geometric and structural design of roads.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDaniela Ionescu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CIV3GTA


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsRoad Engineering PracticePrescribedUnderwood, R T, 1995MACMILLAN CO OF AUST.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDaniela Ionescu

Class requirements

Field Trip
One 3.0 hours field trip per study period during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
1 group report (equivalent to 500 words per student)10
2 group design project (each equivalent to 750 words per student)30
one 3-hour examination60