230.021 Application of computers in design and construction of traffic routes
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, SE, 2.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to work on a planning tastk with the programm ProVI.

Students learn in the terrain section:

  • Creating projects and database files
  • Create a digital terrain model

In the rail part:

  • Designing a simple alignment of a Double-Track Line
  • Construct a turnout connection in the straight line
  • Create and determine the curvature string
  • Develop a transverse profile and a bridge taking the structure gauge into account
  • Develop a gradient taking the terrain into account

In the street part:

  • Designing an axis
  • Develop a longitudinal profile with constraint points
  • Create a cross profile including structure, lanes, drainage, and routing directions
  • Provide evidence of the required overtaking and stopping distances

In the Evaluation section:

  • Evaluating the Mass Balance for Construction/Top Layers/Base courses
  • Visualize a 3D route

Subject of course

Demonstration of the software ProVI for design and construction of traffic routes. After an introduction, students elaborate a small project on their own. Afterwards, they present the project.

Teaching methods

  • Introduction to the usage of ProVI software
  • Joint development of a practice task
  • Independent design of a routing project and a special task
  • Presentation of the results

Mode of examination


Additional information


1 Day            Introduction to the Software ProVI

2 Weeks       Independent work on a small projekt

1/2 Day         Presentation of the projects


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Course dates

Mon09:00 - 13:0004.11.2019BI EDV-Lehrraum Einführung ProVI I
Tue08:00 - 12:0005.11.2019BI EDV-Lehrraum Einführung ProVI II
Mon12:00 - 15:0018.11.2019BI EDV-Lehrraum Präsentation
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

  • Participation in the exercises
  • Complete submission of the routing project
  • Presentation of the special task

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.09.2019 08:00 25.10.2019 12:00 25.10.2019 12:00


The student must have at least 3 of the course(s) completed listed below:



EN 13803 Teil 1&2

TSI Infrastruktur (EU Verordnung 1299/2014)

Previous knowledge

Conditions of admission

Students have to successfully complete all of the following courses:

Preceding courses


  • Attendance Required!