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Transportation Engineering

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About The Book
Transportation plays a vital role in contributing to the economic, industrial, social and cultural development of any country. It plays a significant role towards the economic development of any country since every commodity produced whether it is food, industrial products, medicine etc. needs transport at all stage from production to distribution. Insufficient transportation facilities retard the process of socio-economic development of the country. The subject Transportation Engineering has been introduced recently which includes Highways, Railways, Bridges and Tunnels. The author has made lot of efforts to give to the students an up-to-date subject matter meeting the needs and interests of the students. The book will be useful for the students of Civil Engineering for almost all the teaching institutions in India. In view of latest trends in examinations, number of objective type questions have been given to serve as a quick test for the students. At the end of each chapter, highlights are given for quick revision. Author lays no claim to the original research in preparing the book. Liberal use of materials available in work of eminent authors has been made to present in a simplified manner.



Table of Contents
Section A : H i g h w a y s
2.Road Geometrics
3.Highway Surveys and Plans
4.Road Materials
5.Road Pavements
6.Hill Roads
7.Highway Drainage
8.Road Maintenance
9.Construction Equipment
Section B : R a i l w a y s
1.Different Types of Gauges and Sections
2.Characteristics of Railway Embankments
3.Railway Ballast and Sleepers
4.Concept of Creep
5.Points and Crossings
Section C : B r i d g e s
1.Different Types of Bridges
2.Component Parts of a Bridges
3.Bridge Foundation
Section D : T u n n e l s
1.Tunnel and its Necessity
2.Methods of Construction of Tunnels Through
Soft and Hard Rocks
3.Ventilation and Drainage of Tunnels
Section E : Experiments

Additional Information

Additional Information

Author Dr. M.L. Ohri
Edition 2009
Binding Paper Back
Number of Pages 428
Size 6.5 × 9.5 inch

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