# Course Title: Carry out geometric road design

## Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6066

Course Title: Carry out geometric road design

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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### Teaching Period(s)

CIVE5579

City Campus

TAFE

130T Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv

Face-to-Face

Course Contact: Tony Skinner Program Coordinator

Course Contact Phone: (03) 9925 4444

Course Contact Email: tony.skinner@rmit.edu.au

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to design and calculate the geometry of both rural and urban roads using relevant Australian road design standards.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EDX130 – Use mathematics at technician level
EDC040 – Perform measurements and layout tasks on construction sites.
EDC050 – Prepare drawings required in the construction of rural roads.

National Competency Codes and Titles

 National Element Code & Title: EAC050 Carry out geometric road design Elements: Design an intersection at grade for a given design vehicle. Design and calculate the combined horizontal and vertical alignment of a roadway centreline. Design and calculate the horizontal alignment of a roadway centreline. Design and calculate the vertical alignment of a roadway centreline.

Learning Outcomes

Design an intersection at grade for a given design vehicle.
Design and calculate the combined horizontal and vertical alignment of a roadway centreline.

Design and calculate the horizontal alignment of a roadway centreline.

Design and calculate the vertical alignment of a roadway centreline.

Overview of Assessment

This unit will be assessed in the classroom environment using holistic assessment based on typical workplace activities

Assessment of this unit will involve completion of
• Two assignments involving vertical and horizontal alignments of the road centreline (Elements 1,2, and 3)
• Two assignments involving intersection design (Element 4)