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Pavement Materials and Design
 Types of pavements and their definitions, soil classification for road use, types of bituminous materials and tests performed, asphalt use for roads, design of asphalt mixtures using Marshall method, the analysis of stresses in rigid and flexible pavements, pavement layers, determination of equivalent single axle loads, design of flexible and rigid pavements using AASHTO method.
 Types of pavements and their definitions, soil classification for road use, types of bituminous materials and tests performed, asphalt use for roads, design of asphalt mixtures using Marshall method, the analysis of stresses in rigid and flexible pavements, pavement layers, determination of equivalent single axle loads, design of flexible and rigid pavements using AASHTO method.
Types of pavements and their definitions, soil classification for road use, types of bituminous materials and tests performed, asphalt use for roads, design of asphalt mixtures using Marshall method, the analysis of stresses in rigid and flexible pavements, pavement layers, determination of equivalent single axle loads, design of flexible and rigid pavements using AASHTO method.
highway geometric design
Horizontal simple curve elements, design, setting out and ways to overcome the problems associated, highway location, spiral transition curves (Clothoid) design and setting out, cross slopes, vertical curves properties, types, calculations and setting out, setting out considerations for horizontal and vertical curves, sight distance requirements, design of intersections, types of pavements and their definitions, soil classification for road use, types of bituminous materials and tests performed, asphalt use for roads, design of asphalt mixtures using Marshall method, the analysis of stresses in rigid and flexible pavements, pavement layers, determination of equivalent single axle loads, design of flexible and rigid pavements using AASHTO method.
Engineering Mechanics
Introduction to solid mechanics, the basic concepts: vectors of force and displacement, force system, equivalent force system, static equilibrium, analysis of simple structures
Highway Laboratory
Aggregate tests: aggregate gradation, specific gravity. California Bearing Ratio and absorption. Asphalt tests: asphalt viscosity, penetration, flash point, fire point and ductility. Asphalt concrete tests: Marshall test, skid resistance and analysis of mixtures