BYGA1102 - Transport infrastructure


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

Introduction to transport challenges, inclusive design, transport analyses, maps and terrain models, geometric design, materials for road construction, railway design, traffic safety and operation&maintenance.

Learning outcome


The students will get knowledge about how the need for transport arise and is controlled. They will learn how to describe the world using maps and terrain models and how to design geometry of roads and railways. The students will also get knowledge about materials like crushed rock and asphalt and how they are used in road construction. They will also get knowledge about operation/maintenance and safety in the transport system.


The students get an introduction to digital tools for planning and gathering of terrain information by using GPS.

General competence:

The students will understand how the different phases of the life of a structure are dependent on each other. The students will get training in performing and interpretation of laboratory tests. They will also experience how people with disabilities can use infrastructure and buildings.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, assignments. Laboratory work and demonstrations. The assignments must be accepted to give admittance to exam. Lectures could be both physical in auditorium or digital.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

The course assessment is a final written exam. In order to be eligible for the exam you must pass the compulsory assignments. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

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

Course materials

Lecture notes. List will be provided at start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BYGT1102 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
BYGG1102 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
TBA4204 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Road, Transport and Geomatics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D 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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