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Introduction to transportation engineering. Geometric design of roads. Surveying fundamentals. Surveying camp.
This course will introduce you to▪ Fundamental concepts of transportation,▪ Driver behaviour, traffic flow, highway capacity▪ Principles of geometric design for roads▪ Basics of field surveying, mapping, setting outExpected student skills▪ Handle plans and complete/oversee engineering surveys▪ Understand basic principles of traffic flow, geometric design, human factors
Subject to approval of the Dean of Engineering and Forestry
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Survey Camp (Living Springs, Lyttelton Harbour)Students are required to attend the First Professional Survey Camp. Field and calculation work at the camp form part of the examination for ENCN261 Transport and Surveying. In 2021 there are two occurrences, Sunday 4 April through to and including Friday 9 April AND Sunday 18 April through to and including Friday 23 April. Students must attend one. You will be advised as to which one you will be assigned to closer to the time but for now you must keep both occurrences free.
Alan Nicholson (Transport)Roger Dawe (Surveying)
To achieve a pass in the course:A minimum 50% overall grade for the yearAt least 40% in each of the surveying and transport courseworkAt least 40% of the testAt least 40% in each of the Transport and surveying components of the final exam"
Recommended Texts:Study Guides: Study Guides will be available in PDF format on the course webpage on Learn and students can view and print them (eg, via the UC copy centre). Students are expected to bring their electronic or printed materials of the study guide to all sessions and record their notes in them.
Domestic fee $986.00
International fee $5,500.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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Civil and Natural Resources Engineering