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HIGHWAY ENGINEERING

HE_9789385039294

Weight 0.435 gm
Author Rangwala
Pages 408 + 16 = 424
Binding Paperback
ISBN 9789385039294
Size 170 mm × 235 mm × 23 mm
Edition 11th Edition 2017

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This text-book deals with the design methods of construction, planning, alignment and maintenance

of all types of highways; and various other topics such as traffic management, road making

machineries, drainage, arboriculture and lighting, highway economics, etc. connected with the

subject of Highway Engineering.

The book is divided into sixteen well-arranged chapters: therein it contains –

* 280 Self-explanatory and neatly drawn sketches

* 31 Illustrative problems

* 54 Important tables

* 316 Typical questions at the end of each chapter.

The salient features of the book are:

* Comprehensive presentation

* Clear exposition and brief description

* Step-by-step treatment

* Simple and lucid language.

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 : HIGHWAY planning AND ALIGNMENT
3 : GEOMETRICAL DESIGN OF HIGHWAYS
4 : L OW COST ROADS
5 : BITUMINOUS ROADS
6 : CEMENT CONCRETE ROADS
7 : TESTS FOR HIGHWAY MATERIALS
8 : DESIGN OF HIGHWAY PAVEMENTS
9 : OTHER TYPES OF PAVEMENTS
10 : HILL ROADS
11 : HIGHWAY DRAINAGE
12 : HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE
13 : HIGHWAY MAKING MACHINERIES
14 : TRAFFIC ENGINEERING
15 : HIGHWAY ARBORICULTURE AND LIGHTING
16 : HIGHWAY ECONOMICS
Appendix 1 : TYPICAL TRAFFIC SIGNS
Appendix 2 : ABBREVIATED TERMS
Index

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