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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