Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Road Pavements and Dessign INM 459 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi İRFAN PAMUK
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi İRFAN PAMUK,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Planning and design of flexible pavements
Course Content Layers of pavement, bituminous compositions, flexible and rigid pavements, the design of pavements.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knows the functions of the layers constituting pavement structure. Lecture, Testing,
2 Can determine the suitability of the aggregates used in bituminous mixtures by testing them through proper experiments. Lecture, Testing,
3 Knows the required experiments to determine the properties of the bituminous binders. Lecture, Lab / Workshop, Homework,
4 Can design the hot bituminous mixtures. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
5 Knows the essential criteria used to project and design bituminous surface in terms of traffic and project data. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
6 Can establish the ways and turns of the the design of flexible pavement using AASHTO method, knows the definition of the selected or calculated data, can determine the thicknes of the layers of the pavement structure. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Pavement cross-sections, definitions
3 Functions of the layers of pavement
4 The properties of aggregates in bituminous compositions
5 Experiments applicable to aggregates
6 Bitumious adhesives, applicated experiments
7 Flexible pavements
8 Surface dressings
9 Rigid pavements
10 Layers of base
11 Layers of bituminous compositions
12 Properties of hot bituminous compositions
13 The calculation of hot bituminous compositions
14 Design of flexible and rigid pavements.
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Comprehend science and advanced mathematics subjects fundamental to engineering; An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve civil engineering problems X
2 An ability to analyze and model civil engineering systems specific problems, identify and define the appropriate requirements for their solutions. X
3 An ability to design, implement and evaluate a civil engineering systems, component, process or program that meets specified requirements.
4 Use the techniques, skills, and modern tools of engineering effectively and correctly in engineering practice
5 An ability to gather/acquire, analyze, interpret data and make decisions to understand civil engineering problems
6 An ability to work effectively in inter- and in-disciplinary teams or individually.
7 An ability to communicate effectively in Turkish and English.
8 Recognition of the need for, and the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology and to engage in life-long learning.
9 An understanding of professional, legal, ethical and social issues and responsibilities related to computer engineering. X
10 Skills in project and risk management, awareness about importance of entrepreneurship, innovation and long-term development, and recognition of international standards and methodologies. X
11 An understanding about the impact of Civil  Engineering solutions in a global, environmental, societal and legal context while making decisions. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 6 6
Quiz 2 3 6
Assignment 1 20 20
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 114
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.56
dersAKTSKredisi 5