Course detail

Practical Applications in Road Construction

FAST-BM052Acad. year: 2024/2025

Design of road. Horizontal and vertical geometry (situation, longitudinal profiles), typical sections (category width, superelevation, road widening in curves).

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits



Institute of Road Structures (PKO)

Entry knowledge

Complete road design, computation of highway geometry, knowledge of used road materials and typical pavement constructions.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


Knowledge about road design and design documents, construction lien, enviromental impact assesment, geographical information systems etc.
Students get familiarized with specialised CAD softwares. They are able to design details of traffic solution both in rural and urban area.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1.-3. Civil engineering law. 4. Guideline for documents of road structures. 5. Road drainage. 6. Environmental impact assessment (EIA). 7. Integrated traffic system. 8. Traffic engineering. 9.-12. Diagnostics of pavement.


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Horizontal design of urban road. 2. Traffic calming 3. Cross sections. 4. Swept path. 5. Vertical design of urban road. 6. Sight triangles. 7. Consultation. 8. Accident analysis. 9. Road safety audit/inspection. 10.-12. Consultation.