Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Highway engineering
FST SCE5361

Fall 2016
SCE5362 Transportation Engineering
2016/2017 Semester 2
Individual Assignment 2
Expected Learning Outcomes:
Understand the basic concepts of transportation
planning (four step model)
Understand and apply the trip generation model
Understand and apply the
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Highway engineering
FST SCE5361

Fall 2016
Tutorial Vertical Curves
1. What are the major assumptions for the calculations of vertical curves according to
the AASHTO guidelines?
Crest Curve:
For the sight distance S required to provide adequate SSD, current AASHTO design
guidelines use a driver ey
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Highway engineering
FST SCE5361

Fall 2016
Tutorial Safety Distance
1. Road safety generally involves technical and behavioral factors. Please describe the
different aspects concerned of these two aspects.
Technical:
Highway design (more stringent design guideline)
Better road furniture (road ma
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Highway engineering
FST SCE5361

Fall 2016
Tutorial Pavement Drainage Design
1. Explain the serviceability limit state drainage design in relation to the return period of rainfall,
and flooded width.
The drainage system should in principle be designed to accommodate a rainfall intensity for heavy
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Highway engineering
FST SCE5361

Fall 2016
Tutorial Safety Distance
1. Road safety generally involves technical and behavioral factors. Please describe the
different aspects concerned of these two aspects.
2.
The Police was investigating a traffic accident case regarding Vehicle A crashed into
the
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Highway engineering
FST SCE5361

Fall 2016
Tutorial Vertical Curves
1. What are the major assumptions for the calculations of vertical curves according to
the AASHTO guidelines?
2.
A highway is being designed to AASHTO guidelines with a 120 km/h design speed.
At one section, an equal tangent verti
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Geotechnical Engineering
FST CN SCE5331

Fall 2015
Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering SCE5331
Assignment 3.1
(Please try to use excel to solve the following problems)
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Geotechnical Engineering
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Fall 2015
Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering SCE5331
Assignment 3.1
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Solution:
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Geotechnical Engineering
FST CN SCE5331

Fall 2015
Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering SCE5331
Assignment Solution 2.2
1. A foundation that is 3 m 2 m in plan is resting on a sand deposit. Let q0 =145 kN/m2,
s = 0.3, Es = 22000kN/m2, Df = 0.9m and H=10m. Assume the foundation is rigid,
determine the e
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Geotechnical Engineering
FST CN SCE5331

Fall 2015
Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering SCE5331
Assignment Solution 2.3
1. Solution:
2. Solution:
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3. Solution:
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Geotechnical Engineering
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Fall 2015
Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering SCE5331
Assignment 2.3
1.
2.
3.
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See Figure 3.3
4.
Consider a foundation shown in Figure P4.7. Given L = 12 m, B
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Geotechnical Engineering
FST CN SCE5331

Fall 2015
Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering SCE5331
Tutorial solution 2.3
Example 1:
Solution:
Use Eq. 3.78, Figure 3.17.
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A2 = 0.95 and A1 = 0.55
S e A1 A2
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Geotechnical Engineering
FST CN SCE5331

Fall 2015
Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering SCE5331
Assignment 4.1
1. Estimate the pile length required to carry the 670 kN axial load for the pilesoil system
shown in Figure 1. The 460mm pipe is to be filled with concrete after driving. Using a
factor of sa
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Geotechnical Engineering
FST CN SCE5331

Fall 2015
Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering SCE5331
Assignment 3.1
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Geotechnical and Foundation Engine
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Geotechnical Engineering
FST CN SCE5331

Fall 2015
Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering SCE5331
Assignment T2.2
1. A foundation that is 3 m 2 m in plan is resting on a sand deposit. Let q0 =145 kN/m2,
s = 0.3, Es = 22000kN/m2, Df = 0.9m and H=10m. Assume the foundation is rigid,
determine the elastic s
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Geotechnical Engineering
FST CN SCE5331

Fall 2015
Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering SCE5331
Assignment 3
1. A square column foundation is 2 m 2 m in plan. Let Df = 1.5 m, = 16.5 kN/m3,
=36, c = 0 and factor of safety = 3.
a) Assume that general shear failure occurs in soil. Use Terzaghis equation t
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Geotechnical Engineering
FST CN SCE5331

Fall 2015
Engineering Geology and Soil Mechanics SCE4231
Tutorial T8
1.
2.
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Engineering Geology and Soil Mechanics SCE4231
3.
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matrix
FST SCE4104

Fall 2015
Matrix Algebra & Statistics
1
Matrix Algebra & Statistics
2
Introduction
Dimension: 100mm x 100mm x 100mm
Concrete cube
3
Introduction
Dimension: 100mm x 100mm x 100mm
If Loading: 100,000 N
4
Introduction
If Loading: 100,000 N
Not Fail
5
Introduction
If L
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matrix
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Fall 2015
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