Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

CET 4450 Pavement Design and Maintenance

Prerequisites: CET 3301, CET 3302, CET 3321.


A study of the methods used to determine thickness and composition of the components of both flexible and rigid highway pavements. Class work will also include evaluation of paving materials, design of pavement drainage systems recognition of pavement distress, and the design of repair measures. Standard techniques and computer software such as that of PCA, ACPA, the Asphalt Institute and AASHTO will be utilized in pavement thickness design.

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