First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Engineering
CIVIL ENGINEERING
Course unit
CONSTRUCTION OF ROAD, RAILWAYS AND AIRPORTS
IN01122764, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
CIVIL ENGINEERING
IN0517, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
N0
bring this page
with you
Degree course track SISTEMI E INFRASTRUTTURE DI TRASPORTO [004PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CONSTRUCTION OF ROAD, RAILWAYS AND AIRPORTS
Department of reference Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/dicea/course/view.php?idnumber=2018-IN0517-004PD-2018-IN01122764-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MARCO PASETTO ICAR/04

Mutuating
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
IN01122764 CONSTRUCTION OF ROAD, RAILWAYS AND AIRPORTS MARCO PASETTO IN0517

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ICAR/04 Road, Railway and Airport Construction 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
9 2018 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 PASETTO MARCO (Presidente)
PASQUINI EMILIANO (Membro Effettivo)
GIACOMELLO GIOVANNI (Supplente)
PIZZOCCHERO TIZIANO (Supplente)
8 2017 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 PASETTO MARCO (Presidente)
PASQUINI EMILIANO (Membro Effettivo)
GIACOMELLO GIOVANNI (Supplente)
PIZZOCCHERO TIZIANO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Nil.
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims at giving the student the necessary knowledge in order to operate at private societies, contractors and authorities, engaged in planning, design, construction and management of road, railway and airport infrastructures, also providing the proper skills for dealing with safety, cost-effectiveness and environmental problems. To this purpose, the course includes lectures, practical works, seminars and visits of sites.
Examination methods: Oral examination (after design exercises)
Assessment criteria: Oral examination after design exercises.
Course unit contents: Roads: Technical-functional and administrative classification. Traffic Parameters and vehicles. Fundamentals of locomotion mechanics. Platform composition. Road geometry and layout. Road design and construction standards. Pavements, embankments, cuttings, soil works: materials, construction techniques. Pavements: composition and design.
Railways: Classification of railway lines and traffic. Railway platform. Geometry and layout.
Airports: Classification. Terminal, maintenance and operational areas. Infrastructures, pavements and equipments.

During the course, practical works, lectures, seminars will be organized.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lecturing, using blackboard, overhead projector and video projector; seminars, exercises and didactic tours.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Lecture notes from the website:
https://sites.google.com/site/stradeferrovieaeroportigroup/Home
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • F.A. Santagata, M. Pasetto, E. Pasquini et al., Strade - Teoria e tecnica delle costruzioni stradali. Milano-Torino: Pearson, 2016. Cerca nel catalogo
  • M. Pasetto, Dispense dalle lezioni (il materiale รจ reso disponibile con password nel sito http://sites.google.com/site/strade). Padova: --, 2016.
  • G. Tesoriere, Strade Ferrovie Aeroporti. Torino: UTET, 1990. Volumi 1,2 3, Cerca nel catalogo
  • A. Tocchetti, Infrastrutture ferroviarie. Roma: Aracne, 2008. Cerca nel catalogo
  • A. Tocchetti, Infrastrutture aeroportuali. Roma: Aracne, 2006. Cerca nel catalogo
  • P. Ferrari, F. Giannini, Ingegneria stradale. Torino: ISEDI, 1987. Volumi 1, 2 Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Laboratory
  • Problem based learning
  • Case study
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Affordable and Clean Energy Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible Consumption and Production