81509 - SUSTAINABLE ROAD INFRASTRUCTURES

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2017/2018

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

A successful student will know how roads are designed and built as well as learn about the construction materials and technologies either traditional and innovative. The approaches to evaluate the interaction and management of storm and ground waters through the infrastructure are taught.

Programma/Contenuti

Context Sensitive Design for Roads. Road externalities.

Landscape impact of roads. Soil-bio engineering techniques. Mitigation and green retaining structures. Shielding. Design of a brushlayering slope.

Territorial Fragmentation. Fragmentation indexes. Faunal movements. Defragmentation techniques. Faunal passageways. Ducts and Ecoducts.

Sound and Noise. Decibels. Measuring noise. Noise pollution standards. Protection from noise. Low noise pavements. Porous asphalts. Dimensioning acoustic barriers. Non acoustic aspects of barriers. Design of acoustic barriers. Acoustic pavement materials.

Water in roads. Water in the Pavement Surfacing. Water Influence on Mechanical Behaviour of Pavements. Control of Pavement Water and Pollution Prevention. Pollution Mitigation. Best Management Practices and green solutions.

Air pollution from road traffic. Effects on humans. Mitigation techniques. Anti-smog pavements. Low energy bituminous materials.

Testi/Bibliografia

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Metodi didattici

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Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

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Strumenti a supporto della didattica

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Orario di ricevimento

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