Pavement Design

Pavement Design
Design, construction, evaluation, maintenance, and rehabilitation of flexible and rigid pavements; influence of traffic and environmental factors; mechanistic analysis of pavement structures using computer software.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCE EN 306 & CE EN 341 & CE EN 361
 ProgramsContaining CE EN 563
Course Outcomes

Pavement Performance

Understand concepts of pavement performance

Traffic Loads

Characterize traffic loads for pavement design and analysis

Strength and Durability

Characterize strength and durability of pavement materials

Climate Factors

Understand and account for climatic factors in pavement design and analysis

Construction Procedures

Understand pavement construction procedures

Standard Design

Design flexible and rigid pavements using standard methods

Pavement Deterioration

Understand mechanisms of pavement deterioration and identify distress types

Pavement Condition Assessment

Provide pavement condition assessments

Pavement Preservation

Recommend pavement preservation techniques

Mechanistic Analysis

Conduct mechanistic analyses of pavement structures using computer software