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Transportation and infrastructures engineering ( 9 CFU )
Prof. Felice Giuliani
     Tel. 0521.905905 - Fax. 0521.905924           E-mail. felice.giuliani@unipr.it

The Student will acquire specific knowledge in the field of planning and design of transportation infrastructure and services with emphasis on road transport. Will be treated the technical and economic aspects that underlie the processes of investment in road infrastructure and intermodal transport that will allow it to operate or deal with related technical government or the management company.

Transport systems
Characteristics of the road users and human behavior
Perception of the road, signs and markings
Characteristics of the vehicle
Classification of roads (Italian and european regulations)
Reference standard
Road traffic
Estimated demand for mobility
Capacity of a road (method HCM)
Rigid road pavements (design, construction and maintenance)
Technical regulation on materials for road pavements
Hydraulic and road drainage
The design of parking areas
Efficiency of a parking
Parking structures
Economic evaluation of projects (cost-benefit and multi-criteria analysis)
Freight transportation, intermodal and handling systems
Winter maintenance of roads
Road safety barriers
Devices for control of the guide
Bridges and viaducts
Acceptance tests of piles and bridges
Consolidation of soils in large areas

Modalità d'esame
Written test before oral examination.

None for the students of the Master of Science in Civil Engineering

Testi consigliati
R. Mauro, T. Esposito, “Fondamenti di Infrastrutture Viarie”, Hevelius, 2009;
G. Tesoriere, “Strade, ferrovie, aeroporti”, vol. I;
M. De luca, “Tecnica ed Economia dei trasporti”, CLUEN;
P. Wright, N. Ashford, “Transportation engineering: planning and design”, John Wiley and Sons.

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