BYG2331 - Road planning


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours B

Course content

- current laws, regulations and manuals
- ethical dilemmas that may arise in planning
- digital planning tools
- process behind designing plan maps an regulations
- planning process
- planning hierarchy; municipal part plan, zoning plan, construction plan
- land acquisition
- horizontal curve and map basis
- vertical curve, visibility and cross-section
- landscaping and lane construction
- cross
- side-street, pedestrian and cycle paths
- universal design
- noise in road planning

Learning outcome

After completing the course, the candidate should be able to:
apply current manuals for road planning and road and street design,
explain plan processes, technical plan and regulatory plan,
discuss principles for geometric design and technical execution of streets, roads, pedestrian and cycle roads and public transport route assessment, road testing and adaptation to the environment
assess methods for traffic flow analysis, air quality and noise, and possible shielding measures
explain methods of cost calculation

After completing the course, the candidate should be able to:
use professional sources and manuals in road planning and design
plan and implement simple planning processes
construct simple streets, roads, pedestrian and cycling roads and public transport facilities with good environmental adaptation
master computer tools used for investigation and geometric design

General competence
After completion of the course, the candidate must have the necessary knowledge to plan and design different types of streets and roads.

Learning methods and activities

Excursions, Lectures, assignments

Compulsory assignments:
4-6 reports, including one project work, ekscursion.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatorisk arbeidskrav

Further on evaluation

If fail: Re-sit of written exam in August.
At continuation the assessment form can be altered from writtten exam to oral examination.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil Engineering (BIBYG)
Civil Engineering (BIBYG-F)

Course materials

Announced at the start of the course.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)


Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 B INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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