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600: Fundamentals of Roads and Pavements

Unit Overview

Unit Overview

This unit outlines the fundamental underpinning theories of road pavement materials, quality assurance, structural design, surfacing, asset management and renewal. Students build on AQF Level 7/8 qualifications to acquire the overarching skills and knowledge essential for subsequent specialisation within pavement technology. Students will develop the ability to critical evaluate the importance of an efficient road system to the economic well-being of a country and appraises the key elements that determine the design and life of road pavements.

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