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MECHANICS OF STRUCTURES VOL.I

MS1_9789385039270

Weight 1260 g
Author Dr. H. J. Shah & S. B. Junnarkar
Pages 988 + 20 = 1008
Binding Paperback
ISBN 9789385039270
Size 170 mm × 235 mm × 43 mm
Edition 32nd Edition 2016

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This well-known text-book now in its Twenty Fifth Edition, provides an up-to-date account of
the basic principles on various functions and working of Railways. Its excellent material fills
a significant void in the literature of Railway Engineering. Chapter of Rapid Transit System
which contains latest information on Delhi Metro, Kolkata Metro, Dubai Metro and Tube
Railways.
The substantial matter with sufficient solved problems covering the new syllabus in railway
engineering of almost all the Indian Universities as well as Polytechnic Institutions and also
examples of latest and modern railways and tunnels constructed during past decade are cited
at appropriate places.
Appendix-I covers updated information regarding “Units of the Indian Railways” and
Appendix-II gives information about “Training Institutions of the Indian Railways”. Appendix-III
describes some of the “Famous Indian Trains”, Appendix-IV contains the list of “Abbreviated
Terms” used in the book and in Appendix-V “Multiple Choice Questions”. All the articles have
been given the numbers to enhance the readability and convenience of the reader.
The topics of the subject are covered in 23 well-arranged chapters and 5 appendices; it now
contains:
* 233 Self-explanatory and Neatly Drawn Diagrams
* 26 Useful Tables
* 27 Solved Illustrative Problems
* 191 Multiple Choice Questions
* 371 Questions at the end of the chapters.
The book should prove to be extremely useful to the Civil Engineering students preparing
for the Degree Examinations of all the Indian Universities, Diploma Examinations conducted
by various Boards of Technical Education, Certificate Courses as well as for the A.M.I.E.,
U.P.S.C., G.A.T.E., I.E.S. and other similar competitive and professional examinations.
It should also prove of interest to the practising professionals.

1 : INTRODUCTION
2 : RAILWAY SURVEYS
3 : TRAIN RESISTANCES AND ROLLING STOCK
4 : RAIL GAUGES
5 : RAILS
6 : RAIL FASTENINGS
7 : SLEEPERS
8 : BALLAST
9 : PLATE-LAYING
10 : MAINTENANCE
11 : CREEP
12 : CURVATURE OF TRACK
13 : STATIONS AND YARDS
14 : STATION MACHINERY
15 : POINTS AND CROSSINGS
16 : COMBINATIONS OF POINTS AND CROSSINGS
17 : SIGNALLING
18 : INTERLOCKING
19 : RAILWAY TRACTION
20 : EARTHWORK AND DRAINAGE
21 : TUNNELLING
22 : RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM
23 : MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
Appendix I : UNITS OF THE INDIAN RAILWAYS
Appendix II : TRAINING INSTITUTIONS OF THE
INDIAN RAILWAYS
Appendix III : FAMOUS INDIAN TRAINS
Appendix IV : Abbreviated Terms
Appendix V : Multiple Choice questions
Bibliography
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