Civil Engineering BINUS University

Highway Engineering (Laboratory)

The highway engineering laboratory consists of two main subjects: Highway Geometric Design and Highway (Asphalt) Engineering.

Highway Geometric Design

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: explain the basic principle of highway engineering, design road geometric with vertical and horizontal alignment, design of road pavement and drainage, and design road maintenance.

Topics:

  1. Design of Flexible Pavement;
  2. Alignment and Superelevation;
  3. Drainage System
  4. Cut and Fill Calculation
  5. Design Result and Conclusion

Highway (Asphalt) Engineering

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: explain the basic principle of highway engineering, explain asphalt properties, and explain the road making materials and recycle materials.

Topics:

  1. Sieve Analysis of Coarse and Fine Aggregates
  2. Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate
  3. Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate
  4. Examination of Aggregate Abrasion using Los Angeles Machine
  5. Examination of Asphalt Coverage and Exfoliation in Aggregate
  6. Examination of Asphalt Coverage and Exfoliation in Stones
  7. Softening Point of Asphalt Bitumen
  8. Examination of Asphalt Penetration
  9. Examination of BitumenFlash Point and Fire Point using
  10. Cleveland Open Cup
  11. Specific Gravity of Asphalt Bitumen
  12. Examination of Asphalt Ductility
  13. Asphalt Mixture Analysis using Marshall Machine
  14. Examination of Maximum Specific Gravity of Asphalt Mixture
  15. Extraction of Asphalt Content using Centrifuge Extractor

Practicum Modules or guidelines are available on Binus Maya