Lesson 1

Highway Materials

- Type of highways, pavement layers and materials
- Compaction and California Bearing Ratio tests
- Highway materials, properties, and tests – aggregate
- Highway materials, properties, and tests - bitumen
- Premix plants.

Lesson 2

Highway Construction

- Highway construction, site clearing, earthworks and drainage works
- Pavement works and premix design
- Quality control and tests
- Highway construction plants

Lesson 3

Structural Design of Flexible Pavement

- Introduction
- Elements of a Flexible Pavement Structure
- Factors to be Considered in the Design
- Methods of Design for New Pavements
- Malaysian Design Methods – ATJ 5/85 and Road Note 31

Lesson 4

Highway Drainage & Maintenance

- Highway Drainage System
- Highway Maintenance
- Pavement Rehabilitation
- Visual Assessment of Flexible Pavement Surface Conditions

Lesson 5

Highway Economy

- Introduction
- Objective of Economic Evaluation
- Basic Principles
- Evaluation Based on Economic Criteria
- Economic Evaluation Methods –PW, EUAC, BCR, ROR