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Advanced design of road infrastructures ( 5 CFU )
Prof. Felice Giuliani
     Tel. 0521.905905 - Fax. 0521.905924           E-mail. felice.giuliani@unipr.it

Finalità
The course gives a theoretical investigation about issues and relevant solutions of road infrastructures design. In particular are developed subjects completing the cultural forming of civil engineer in airports and transportation infrastructures in tunnel.

Programma
1. AIRPORTS
ƒ{ Notes and structure of airports
ƒ{ Design basis
ƒ{ The selection of an airport site
ƒ{ Runway orientation and type
ƒ{ Classification of runways
ƒ{ Characteristic length of a runway
ƒ{ Markings, lighting systems and drainage
ƒ{ Runway design
ƒ{ Design of cement concrete and bituminous concrete pavements
for runways and apron
ƒ{ PCA method and Westergaard equations
ƒ{ Properties of cement materials
ƒ{ Cement concrete mix design for pavements
ƒ{ Construction, dilatation and insulation joints
ƒ{ Building phases and plant organization
ƒ{ Runways maintenance
ƒ{ Aircraft sufracings and special wearing course
ƒ{ Heliports and Helicopter surfacings

2. TUNNELS AND UNDERGROUNDS
ƒ{ Design issues in tunnel
ƒ{ Visibility in tunnel
ƒ{ Underground service economics
ƒ{ Underground terminals
ƒ{ Flow per hour and capacity calculation according to Highway Capacity Manual method
ƒ{ Rapid surface transit system light underground

3. PARKING FACILITIES IN URBAN AREAS
ƒ{ Characteristics and definitions
ƒ{ Parking supply
ƒ{ Parking facilities design
ƒ{ Structures and plants
ƒ{ Design of parking facilities for heavy vehicles

4. ROAD SAFETY SYSTEMS
ƒ{ The road safety devices
ƒ{ Guardrail barriers
ƒ{ The functioning of cement concrete and steel barriers
ƒ{ Analysis of vehicle impact against barrier

5. STRUCTURES FOR TRANSPORTATIONS
ƒ{ Retaining structures
ƒ{ Hydraulic solutions for embankments protection
ƒ{ Bridges and special foundations


Modalità d'esame
Oral examination.


Testi consigliati
Appunti delle lezioni forniti direttamente agli studenti.
- Tesoriere G., Boscaino G.,Ħ§Strade, ferrovie, aeroportiĦ¨, Le sovrastrutture aeroportuali, Utet.
- Wright P.,Ħ§Transportation engineeringĦ¨, J. Wiley, New York.
- Annunziata F. et Al.,Ħ§Progettazione stradale integrataĦ¨, Zanichelli, 2004.
- Horonjeff R., Ħ§Planning and design of airportsĦ¨, McGraw-Hill.

 
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