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Fundamentals of Road Construction

  • Schedule : Online
  • Who is this for: Professionals related to construction fields

Duration: 5-8 Hours
Schedule: Online
Level: Beginner
Rs: 63,000

Course Overview

Objectives

  •  To provide a clear understanding of the factors involved in the planning and construction of roads.
  • It gives participants a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience in construction, operability, design, and maintenance of road facilities.

  • Introduction and Construction Management
  • Preliminary Investigations
  • Subgrade Evaluation
  • Setting out
  • Earthworks 1
  • Earthworks 2
  • Drainage
  • Pavement Materials
  • Construction
  • Unsealed Roads
  • Sealed Roads
  • Roadsides

Topics covered are

  • Overview

  • Project Delivery

  • Contracts

  • Time & Cost

  • Preconstruction Planning, Bidding & Programming

  • Plant & Equipment

  • Safety & Risk Assessment

  • Maintenance

  • Land Acquisition

  • Planning approval

  • Environmental approval

  • Cultural and Indigenous Heritage

  • Site Investigations

  • Relocation of Services

  • Subgrade support measures

  • Factors to be considered in estimating subgrade support

  • Field Determination of subgrade CBR

  • Laboratory determination of subgrade CBR and elastic parameters

  • Adoption of presumptive CBR values

  • Limiting subgrade strain criterion

  • Geometric design

  • Surveys

  • Machine Guidance Systems

  • Flexible pavement

  • Soil

  • Clearing & Grubbing

  • Unsuitable Material

  • Excavation

  • Slope Stability

  • Severe conditions

  • Subgrade requirements

  • Moisture

  • Permeability

  • Surface drainage

  • Floodway

  • Dryland salinity

  • Water treatment

  • Traffic

  • Materials characterization and properties

  • Stockpile

  • Quality control

  • Setting out

  • Delivery

  • Placing material

  • Spreading

  • Compaction

  • Surfacing

  • Quality assurance

  • Classification

  • Surfacing the pavement

  • Finishing the project

  • Sprayed Sealing

  • Priming

  • Asphalt

  • Finishing

  • Signs

  • Barriers

  • Fences

  • Landscaping