Highway Engineering

Highway Engineering (Paperback)

By S K Khanna , C E G Justo 
Publisher: Nem Chand & Bros
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 9
Language: English
ISBN: 8185240639
EAN: 9788185240633
No. of Pages: 592
Publish Date: 2011
Binding: Paperback
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Book Summary of Highway Engineering

Table Of Contents
1. Introduction

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    • Importance of Transportation
    • Different Modes of Transportation
    • Characteristics of Roads Transport
    • Importance of Roads in India
    • Scope of Highway Engineering

2. Highway Development and Planning

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    • Historical Development of Road Construction
    • Highway Development in India
    • Necessity of Highway Planning
    • Classification of Roads
    • Road Patterns
    • Planning Surveys
    • Preparation of Plans
    • Interpretation of Planning Surveys
    • Preparation of Master Plan & its Phasing
    • Highway Planning in India

3. Highway Alignment and Surveys

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    • Highway Alignment
    • Engineering Surveys for Highway Location
    • Drawings and Report
    • Highway Project

4. Highway Geometric Design

  •  
    • Introduction
    • Highway Cross Section Elements
    • Sight Distance
    • Design of Horizontal Alignment
    • Design of Vertical Alignment

5. Traffic Engineering

  •  
    • Introduction
    • Traffic Characteristics
    • Traffic Operation
    • Design of Intersections
    • Design of Parking Facility
    • Highway Lighting
    • Traffic Planning & Administration

6. Highway Materials

  •  
    • Subgrade Soil
    • Stone Aggregates
    • Bituminous Materials
    • Bituminous Pavings Mixes
    • Portland Cement & Cement Concrete

7. Design of Highway Pavements

  •  
    • Introduction
    • Design factor
    • Design of Flexible Pavements
    • Deign of Rigid Pavements

8. Highway Construction

  •  
    • General Construction
    • Earthwork
    • Construction of Earth Roads
    • Construction of Gravel Roads
    • Construction Water Bond Macadam Roads
    • Construction of Bituminous Pavements
    • Construction of Cement Concrete Pavements
    • Construction of Joints in Cement Concrete Pavements
    • Joint Filler and Sealer
    • Reinforced Concrete Pavements
    • Prestressed Concrete Pavements

9. Soil Stabilized Roads

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    • Introduction
    • Mechanical Soil Stabilization
    • Soil-cement Stabilization
    • Soil lime Stabilization
    • Stabilization of Soil Using Bituminous Materials
    • Special Problems in Soil Stabilization Work

10. Highway Maintenance

  •  
    • Introduction
    • Pavement Failures
    • Maintenance of Highways
    • Pavement Evaluation
    • Strengthening of Existing Pavements

11. Highway Drainage

  •  
    • Introduction
    • Importance of Highway Drainage
    • Surface Drainage
    • Drainage of Slopes & Water-logged Areas

12. Hill Roads

  •  
    • General Considerations
    • Alignment of Hill Roads
    • Geometrics of Hill Roads
    • Design & Construction of Hill Roads
    • Drainage in Hill Roads
    • Maintenance Problems in Hill Roads

13. Road Side Development

  •  
    • Environment Factors in Planning and Development of Highways
    • Road Side Development and Arboriculture
    • Planning Plantation of Trees
    • Planning Plantation of Trees
    • Species and their Selection
    • Care of Trees

14. Highway Economics and Finance

  •  
    • Introduction
    • Highway User Benefits
    • Highway Costa
    • Economics Analysis
    • Highway Finance
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Specification

Title: Highway Engineering
Publisher: Nem Chand & Bros
Author: S K Khanna , C E G Justo
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 9
Language: English
ISBN: 8185240639
EAN: 9788185240633
No. of Pages: 592
Publish Date: 2011
Binding: Paperback

Highway Engineering Review

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By albert, 2013-07-22 21:24:28.0

ya thanx a lot...the book was very useful,........................................................................

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By T. Bhalchandra, 2013-05-25 15:09:14.0

Strongly recommended for students of Mumbai university. The book covers entire highway engineering in a precise manner. The book also features in the list of standard textbooks in many universities and nearly all NITs for both undergrad and postgrad course in transportation engineering.

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