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VMT043 - Technical urban planning
Syllabus adopted 2013-02-21 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TKVOV
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Teaching language: Swedish
Block schedule: X

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0106 Examination 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c   21 Dec 2013 pm V,  23 Apr 2014 pm V,  29 Aug 2014 pm V

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TKVOV CIVIL ENGINEERING, Year 3 (compulsory)


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VMT041   Technical urban planning

Course evaluation:


For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.


The course shall give an understanding of how the technical unfrastructure is planned, the regulations and laws and which formal decision processes are applied.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

Describe the meaning an importance of the technical urban infrastructure. Describe and explain the need of a well functioning, sustainable road transport system, as an example of a technical infrastructure system. Describe the conditions for planning and design of the traffic infrastructure. Design a road, calculate the coordinates and produce drawings for the horizontal and vertical alignment. Design a pavement based on traffic and material properties. Perform common traffic analyses. Explain the Plan- and building law and its implications on infrastructure planning. Examlify environmental demands connected to the road planning and design. Describe the sources of community and explain traffic noise distribution and attenuation off noise. Make noise level calculations.


The basics in road, traffic and technical urban planning.


The course is given with lectures, exercises and individual and group assignments. The course interacts with Information retrieval XBI030.


Väg- och gatuutformning (Road design) in Swedish. Vägbyggnad (Highway engineering) (Road A collection of exercises wirh solutions.


Written exam. All individual and group assignments passed.

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