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Length170 mm
Thickness23 mm
Height235 mm
Weight0.435 gm
AuthorRangwala
Pages408 + 16 = 424
BindingPaperback
ISBN9789385039294
SizeCrown
Edition11th
Year 2017

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HIGHWAY ENGINEERINGRangwalaEdition :10th Edition : 2015 ISBN : 9789385039096 Size : 135 mm x 210 mm Binding : Paperback Pages : 488 + 16 = 504` 200.00ABOUT THE BOOKThis 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.CONTENT1 : INTRODUCTION 2 : HIGHWAY planning AND ALIGNMENT 3 : GEOMETRICAL DESIGN OF HIGHWAYS 4 : LOW 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 IndexHIGHWAY ENGINEERING Detailed ContentsChapter 1 INTRODUCTION 1-1. General 1-2. History of road construction 1-3. Development of roads in India 1-4. Modes of transportation 1-5. Characteristics of road transport 1-6. Advantages of roads 1-7. Importance of roads in India 1-8. Requirements of an ideal road 1-9. Scope of highway and transportation engineering 1-10. Transportation in India 1-11. Indian Institutions for Highway at National Level Questions 1 Chapter 2 HIGHWAY PLANNING AND ALIGNMENT 2-1. General 2-2. Objects of highway planning 2-3. Classification of highways 2-3-1. According to location and function 2-3-2. Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) projects 2-3-3. According to traffic 2-3-4. According to transported tonnage 2-4. Formulas for road lengths 2-5. Saturation system 2-6. Highway alignment 2-7. Factors affecting highway alignment 2-8. Planning surveys 2-9. Engineering surveys 2-10. Reconnaissance survey 2-11. Preliminary survey 2-12. Location survey 2-13. Project report and drawings 2-14. Highway re-alignment projects 2-15. Works of re-alignment 2-16. General principles of re-alignment 2-17. Procedure of re-alignment projects Questions 2 Chapter 3 GEOMETRICAL DESIGN OF HIGHWAYS 3-1. General 3-2. Road structure 3-3. Width of pavement or carriageway 3-4. Traffic separators or medians 3-5. Kerbs 3-6. Road margins 3-7. Width of roadway or formation 3-8. Right of way 3-9. Typical cross-sections of roads 3-10. Camber 3-11. Design speed 3-12. Stopping sight distance (SSD) 3-13. Crossing sight distance 3-14. Overtaking sight distance 3-15. Overtaking zones 3-16. Sight distance at intersections 3-17. Road gradient 3-18. Grade compensation on horizontal curves 3-19. Super-elevation 3-20. Horizontal curves 3-21. Vertical curves Questions 3 Chapter 4 LOW COST ROADS 4-1. General 4-2. Classification of low cost roads 4-3. Dust prevention 4-4. Soil stabilized roads 4-5. Soil stabilizers 4-6. Methods of soil stabilization 4-7. Special problems in soil stabilization work 4-8. Problems of soil stabilization of roads in black cotton soil and desert sand 4-9. Soil survey 4-10. Characteristics of soil 4-11. Soil classification systems Questions 4 Chapter 5 BITUMINOUS ROADS 5-1. General 5-2. Advantages of bituminous roads 5-3. Disadvantages of bituminous roads 5-4. Bituminous materials 5-5. Methods of application of bituminous materials 5-6. Construction of bituminous roads 5-7. Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) and Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) Pavements 5-7-1. General 5-7-2. Effect of HMA on Environment 5-7-3. Advantages of reducing temperature of HMA 5-7-4. HMA Pavement with Hydrated Lime 5-7-5. Warm Mix Asphalt 5-7-6. The Future of Warm-mix Asphalt Questions 5 Chapter 6 CEMENT CONCRETE ROADS 6-1. General 6-2. Advantages of cement concrete roads 6-3. Disadvantages of cement concrete roads 6-4. Comparison between bituminous concrete roads and cement concrete roads 6-5. Methods of construction of cement concrete roads 6-6. Construction procedure for cement concrete roads 6-7. Joints in cement concrete roads 6-8. Arrangements of transverse joints 6-9. Design of dowel bars 6-10. Design procedure 6-11. Joint fillers and sealers 6-12. Other forms of cement concrete roads Questions 6 Chapter 7 TESTS FOR HIGHWAY MATERIALS 7-1. General 7-2. Types of road aggregates 7-3. Requirements of a good road aggregate 7-4. Tests for road aggregates 7-5. Functions of bituminous materials 7-6. Tests for bituminous materials Questions 7 Chapter 8 DESIGN OF HIGHWAY PAVEMENTS 8-1. General 8-2. Types of pavement 8-3. Factors affecting the design of pavements 8-4. Design of bituminous paving mixes 8-5. Design of flexible pavements 8-6. Design of rigid pavements 8-7. Design parameters for rigid pavements 8-8. I.R.C. Recommended design procedure Questions 8 Chapter 9 OTHER TYPES OF PAVEMENTS 9-1. General 9-2. Brick pavements 9-3. Stone pavements 9-4. Wooden block pavements 9-5. Asphaltic block pavements 9-6. Cast-iron block pavements 9-7. Rubber block pavements Questions 9 Chapter 10 HILL ROADS 10-1. General 10-2. Importance of hill roads 10-3. Classification of hill roads 10-4. Basic principles of planning of hill roads 10-5. Method of surveying 10-6. Alignment of hill roads 10-7. Geometric standards of hill roads 10-8. Protective works for hill roads 10-9. Drainage in hill roads 10-10. Maintenance of hill roads Questions 10 Chapter 11 HIGHWAY DRAINAGE 11-1. General 11-2. Sources of water entering the road structure 11-3. Defects due to improper highway drainage 11-4. Requirements of good highway drainage system 11-5. Surface drainage 11-6. Drainage of city or urban roads 11-7. Sub-surface drainage 11-8. Design of filter for drainage trenches 11-9. Road construction in waterlogged areas Questions 11 Chapter 12 HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE 12-1. General 12-2. Causes of failure of pavements 12-3. Typical flexible pavement failures 12-4. Typical rigid pavement failures 12-5. Maintenance of earth roads 12-6. Maintenance of gravel roads 12-7. Maintenance of W.B.M. roads 12-8. Maintenance of bituminous roads 12-9. Maintenance of cement concrete roads 12-10. Pavement evaluation 12-11. Strengthening of existing pavements 12-12. Important principles in road improvement 12-13. Benefits of improved highways Questions 12 Chapter 13 HIGHWAY MAKING MACHINERIES 13-1. General 13-2. Excavating equipments 3-3. Compacting equipments 13-4. Equipments for bituminous roads 13-5. Equipments for cement concrete roads 13-6 Travelling plant Questions 13 Chapter 14 TRAFFIC ENGINEERING 14-1. General 14-2. Objects of traffic engineering 14-3. Traffic surveys 14-3-1. Accident survey 14-3-2. Origin and destination survey 14-3-3. Parking survey 14-3-4. Spot speed survey 14-3-5. Speed and delay survey 14-3-6. Traffic volume survey 14-4. Road accidents 14-4-1. Causes of road accidents 14-4-2. Measures to prevent road accidents 14-5. Parking 14-6. Methods of parking 14-7. Traffic congestion 14-8. Traffic control 14-9. One-way streets 14-9-1. Advantages of one-way streets 14-9-2. Disadvantages of one-way streets 14-10. Road junctions or intersections 14-11. Types of intersections 14-11-1. At-grade intersections 14-11-2. Grade separations 14-12. Traffic control devices 14-12-1. Road markings 14-12-2. Road signs 14-12-3. Traffic signals 14-12-4. Speed breakers 14-13. Peculiarities of traffic Questions 14 Chapter 15 HIGHWAY ARBORICULTURE AND LIGHTING 15-1. General 15-2. Highway arboriculture 15-3. Spacing of trees 15-4. Types of trees 15-5. Planting operations 15-6. Maintenance of trees 15-7. Highway lighting 15-8. Design factors of highway lighting 15-9. Benefits of highway lighting 15-10. Cost considerations of highway lighting Questions 15 Chapter 16 HIGHWAY ECONOMICS 16-1. General 16-2. Qualifications of an administrator 16-3. Economics and economy 16-4. Engineering economy 16-5. Principles of economic analysis 16-6. Application of economic analysis to highways 16-7. Methods of economic analysis 16-7-1. Points to be remembered for economic analysis 16-7-2. Choice of method for economic analysis 16-8. Highway costs and consequences 16-8-1. Highway costs 16-8-2. Highway consequences 16-9. Highway finance 16-10. Highway administration Questions 16 Appendix 1 TYPICAL TRAFFIC SIGNS A-1. Mandatory / Regulatory signs A-2. Cautionary / Warning signs A-3 Informatory signs A-4 Traffic lights Appendix 2 ABBREVIATED TERMS

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