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Highway Engineering

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Highway Engineering

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About The Book
The main objective of writing the book on Highway Engineering for the Civil Engineering students is to present an easy approach to the subject matter of the topic strictly as per the syllabus. Each chapter is well supported with numerous objective type Questions as per the need of the syllabus.
Efforts have been made to present the subject matter in a simplified manner in order to enable the students to understand the same without any difficulty. In the first chapter, brief introduction regarding the functions of various organisations dealing with Highways across the country is given. In the second chapter, various parts/terms used in road constructions have been discussed. In the third chapter, basic considerations have been discussed which help in the alignment of road in plain and hilly areas. The fourth chapter refers to road materials indicating various properties which are helpful during construction of road. The fifth chapter is on road pavements which discusses flexible and rigid pavements alongwith their construction techniques. Hill roads have been discussed in the sixth chapter. From Seventh to Ninth Chapter, drainage, maintenance and equipments used in construction have been discussed. In the last chapter, brief introduction to airport engineering has been given as per syllabus requirements. Practicals have been discussed at the end.



Table of Contents
2.Road Geometrics
3.Highway Survey and Plans
4.Road Materials
5.Road Pavements
6.Hill Roads
7.Necessity of Road Drainage Work
8.Road Maintenance
9.Road Construction Equipment
10.Airport Engineering

Additional Information

Additional Information

Author Dr. M.L. Ohri
Edition 2016
ISBN NO. 81-7684-733-X
Binding Paper Back
Number of Pages 244
Size 6.5 × 9.5 inch

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