Rigid (Concrete) Pavement Design

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Civil Engineering
Department Name: Civil Engineering


This course focuses on the technology that is applied in the design and construction of rigid pavements incorporating concrete. It covers the supporting layers, thickness design, using cncPave, and joint design, detailing and layout.

Concrete materials and mix design, durability, construction, modes of distress and failure, mechanistic design methods and rehabilitation are covered. In addition, CRCP, UTCRCP, concrete inlays and other topical South African techniques are presented. The course will start with first principles and steadily build the technology around this.

Entry Requirement: Professional 4-year Bachelor’s degree /Bachelor Honours degree or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 1 week
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: TS Seroalo
Contact Person Email: tsholos@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 4131
Latest Year Offered: 2018