50944 - Roads, Railways and Airports Design

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

The student of this course will address the issues of transportation infrastructures in urban and metropolitan areas starting from the genesis of the road. Through the development of the road infrastructure the way modern roads are constructed will be discussed. A course section is related to road paving project in urban areas and to their monitoring and maintenance.

Course contents

Requirements/Prior knowledge

No specific requirements are needed.

The course is taught in italian.


Presentations available on AMS Campus or provided by the lecturer

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons.

Design work in groups of 2-3 students: Design of a road intervention in urban areas.

The student will be able to make autonomous design choices corresponding to the most common and modern methods and technologies for the Road Construction.

Office hours

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