TBA4204 - BM3 Transport Infrastructure


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Approved exercises 10/100
Approved exercises 10/100
Approved exercises 10/100
Written examination 70/100 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 who the need for transport arise and is controlled. They will learn how to descibe 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 BIM through the planning tool NovaPoint and to gathering of terrain information by using GPS.

General competance:
The students will understand how the differen 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 experinece 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.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Portfolio assessment is the basis for the grade in the course. The portfolio includes a final written exam (70%) and exercises (30%). The results for the parts are given in %-scores, while the entire portfolio is assigned a letter grade. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral. For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.

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.

Required previous knowledge

No requiments to previous knowledge.

Course materials

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

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TBA4201 4.0 01.09.2016
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 3
No.of specialization hours: 6

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering



Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Approved exercises 10/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Approved exercises 10/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Approved exercises 10/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Written examination 70/100 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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