227-0202 – Highway Engineering (SS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Transport Constructions
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Ivana Mahdalová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
227-0202/01 2007/2008 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Purpose of this subject is to aquire basic knowledge about designing roads and roadworks. Subject is specialized in designing of road alignment in compliance with required parameters, road construction, method of realization and influence roads on environment.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Lectures and exercises are direct to basic questions about designing of highways. Subject is specialized in designing of highroads, motorways and purposed roads. Teaching of exercises takes place on a computer classroom with the use of specialized software.

Compulsory literature:

The Design Manual for Roads and Bridges. The Highways Agency, Department for Transport, United Kingdom, http://www.dft.gov.uk/ha/standards/dmrb/

Recommended literature:

Design Manual. Washington State Department of Transportation, USA, http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/publications/manuals/m22-01.htm


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.