BTB409 Transport and Environment

Code BTB409
Name Transport and Environment
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Professional
Field of study Civil Engineering
Academic staff Juris Smirnovs, Atis Zariņš
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Legal basis of environmental protection. Frame "driver - vehicle - road - environment". Traffic noise. Pollutants. Traffic organisation impact on air pollution level. Habitat Fragmentation due to Transportation Infrastructure..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Will be able to responsibly and independently carry out road design work, according to road safety engineering knowledge, in accordance with the Eurocodes, using innovative approaches and technological advances, as well as be able to carry out research with the scientific value in the field of road traffic safety, to carry out road safety audits, to choose special measures to improve traffic conditions. Will be able to use professional terminology in the state language.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Able complexes assess the the impact of mobility on the environment - Exam
Able to assess the transport of gaseous pollution - Exam
Able to quantitatively and qualitatively assess the traffic noise caused by transport - Exam
Able to choose the most appropriate method for the effects of water erosion in road maintenance process - Exam
Course prerequisites Highway Design, Highway Building, Maintenance of Roads

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