Lake Superior College

Basic Series

• Understanding Three Basic Views: Plan, Profile and Cross Section
• Reading and Understanding Contours
• Understanding Typical Sections
• Understanding Cross Sections
• Sight Distance
• Computing Tapers
• Design Speed and Target Speed

Basic Series Course Descriptions

Understanding Three Basic Views: Plan, Profile and Cross Section
The purpose of this lesson is to provide an overview of the three basic views found in roadway plans. Prerequisite: None

Reading and Understanding Contours
The purpose of this lesson is to provide an overview of contours and how they are used to plot various views within the construction plan. Prerequisite: Understanding Three Basic Views: Plan, Profile and Cross Section

Understanding Typical Sections
The purpose of this lesson is to review the types of information found on typical sections. Prerequisite: Understanding Three Basic Views: Plan, Profile and Cross Section

Understanding Cross Sections
The purpose of this lesson is to provide an overview of design elements found in cross sections and how match lines are used. Prerequisite: Understanding Three Basic Views: Plan, Profile and Cross Section

Sight Distance
The purpose of this lesson is to provide an introduction to basic sight distance types. Prerequisite: Understanding Three Basic Views: Plan, Profile and Cross Section

Computing Tapers
The purpose of this lesson is to provide an overview of tapers and how they are used. Prerequisite: Understanding Three Basic Views: Plan, Profile and Cross Section

Design Speed and Target Speed
The purpose of this lesson is to provide an overview of design speed and how the selection of design speed affects roadway capacity. Prerequisite: Understanding Three Basic Views: Plan, Profile and Cross Section

 
Geometric Design courses are 100% online and will be available from July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023. 
Courses can be completed at your own pace until June 30, 2022.

 
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