Pavement Design using the DMRB

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   London 05/06/2019  1 Day £300.00 +VAT
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   London 23/10/2019  1 Day £300.00 +VAT
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Description

The Design Manual for Roads & Bridges (DMRB) dictates how the majority of major highways are designed in the UK. Mandatory for Trunk Road schemes including motorways, it is also utilised by the majority of local authorities and highway design consultants for the design and maintenance of non-Trunk Roads.

Volume 7 "Pavement Design & Maintenance" is a particularly significant element of the suite. Within Volume 7, pavement design is driven by four key Standards:

  • HD 25 - (IAN 73) Design Guidance for Road Pavement Foundations
  • HD 26 - Pavement Design
  • CD 224 - Traffic Assessment
  • CD 236 - Surface Course Materials for Construction

This one-day course focuses on these Standards and considers their content, impact and implementation in design, providing an effective introduction to pavement design using the DMRB.

This course will enable you to understand the scope and application of volume 7 of the DMRB for pavement design and have the confidence and knowledge to undertake designs to the latest revisions of the key Standards. It will deliver essential advice, knowledge and capability to those involved in pavement design. Supporting sessions consider key properties of asphalt surface courses.

The course is highly interactive and includes presentations, notes, tutorial exercises, case studies and delegate discussion to ensure effective learning outcomes.

Formats

Classroom

Training courses on set dates, in ICE Training venues across the country. Suitable for those looking to attend a training course and share knowledge and practical experiences with like-minded others in an interactive learning environment.

In-house

Bespoke training programmes. These are delivered by our tutors at a time, in a location and based on a curriculum completely tailored to your needs. Ideal for organisations that have several employees wishing to take training in the same subject area, and/or have organisation-specific ideas for learning and development.

Programme Overview

Sessions begin at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch are included in the programme.

  • Session 1 - Introduction
  • Session 2 - Traffic assessment
  • Session 3 - Design guidance for road pavement foundations
  • Session 4 - Fundamental pavement technology
  • Session 5 - Pavement design
  • Session 6 - Other surface courses
Tutor

Dr Robert Hunter
BSc MSc PhD CEng FICE FIAT MCIArb FInstCES

Robert has extensive experience in the management and maintenance of carriageways including trunk roads and motorways. He is an author and editor of numerous papers, an ICE listed adjudicator and conciliator.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course the delegates should:
  • Have a broad understanding on the structure and scope of volume 7 of the DMRB
  • Appreciate the principles of pavement design and asphalt technology
  • Be confident in the assessment of traffic loading for design
  • Be familiar with the principles behind the design of pavement foundations
  • Be able to design pavements with reasonable confidence
  • Be aware of available surface courses, their behaviour and characteristics
Who Should Attend?

This training course will benefit all those involved in the design and construction of highway schemes, including:

  • Civil engineers
  • Highways engineers
  • Pavement engineers
  • Transportation engineers

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