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Published by uLektz

Course Code : RT31015
Author : uLektz
University : JNTU Kakinada
Regulation : 2013
Categories : Civil
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Description :TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING-I of RT31015 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by JNTU Kakinada for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Unit - I Highway Planning and Alignment

1.1 Highway development in India

1.2 Classification of Roads

1.3 Road Network Patterns, Necessity for Highway Planning

1.4 Different Road Development Plans – First, second, third road development plans, road development vision 2021, Rural Road Development Plan – Vision 2025

1.5 Planning Surveys, Highway Alignment - Factors affecting Alignment

1.6 Engineering Surveys - Drawings and Reports

Unit – II Highway Geometic Design

2.1 Importance of Geometric Design - Design controls and Criteria

2.2 Highway Cross Section Elements

2.3 Sight Distance Elements - Stopping sight Distance, Overtaking Sight Distance and Intermediate Sight Distance

2.4 Design of Horizontal Alignment, Design of Super elevation and Extra widening, Design of Transition Curves

2.5 Design of Vertical alignment - Gradients - Vertical curves

Unit – III Traffic Engineering

3.1 Basic Parameters of Traffic-Volume, Speed and Density, Traffic Volume Studies, Speed studies, Spot speed and speed & delay studies

3.2 Parking Studies

3.3 Road Accidents, Causes and Preventive measures, Condition Diagram and Collision Diagrams, PCU Factors, Capacity of Highways – Factors Affecting, LOS Concepts

3.4 Road Traffic Signs

3.5 Road markings

3.6 Types of Intersections, At-Grade Intersections – Design of Plain, Flared, Rotary and Channelized Intersections

3.7 Design of Traffic Signals, Webster Method , IRC Method

Unit – IV Highway Materials

4.1 Subgrade soil: classification – Group Index – Subgrade soil strength

4.2 California Bearing Ratio - Modulus of Subgrade Reaction

4.3 Stone aggregates: Desirable properties - Tests for Road Aggregates

4.4 Bituminous Materials: Types – Desirable properties - Tests on Bitumen - Bituminous paving mixes: Requirements - Marshall Method of Mix Design

Unit – V Design Of Pavements

5.1 Types of pavements: Functions and requirements of different components of pavements - Design Factors

5.2 Flexible Pavements: Design factors - Flexible Pavement Design Methods – CBR method – IRC method – Burmister method – Mechanistic method – IRC Method for Low volume Flexible pavements

5.3 Rigid Pavements: Design Considerations – wheel load stresses – Temperature stresses – Frictional stresses – Combination of stresses – Design of slabs – Design of Joints – IRC method – Rigid pavements for low volume roads

5.4 Continuously Reinforced Cement Concrete Pavements - Roller Compacted Concrete Pavements

Unit – VI Highway Construction and Maintenance

6.1 Types of Highway Construction - Earthwork, Construction of Earth Roads, Gravel Roads, Water Bound Macadam Roads, Bituminous Pavements and Construction of Cement Concrete Pavements

6.2 Pavement Failures

6.3 Maintenance of Highways

6.4 Pavement evaluation, strengthening of existing pavements