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Highway Engineering

Highway Engineering

Published by uLektz

Course Code:CE6504

Author:uLektz

University: Anna University, Tamil Nadu

Regulation:2013

Categories:Civil

Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)

Type :eBook

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Description :Highway Engineering of CE6504 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Anna University, Tamil Nadu for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
UNIT I HIGHWAY PLANNING AND ALIGNMENT

1.1 Significance of highway planning

1.2 Modal limitations towards sustainability

1.3 History of road development in India

1.4 Classification of highways

1.5 Locations and functions

1.6 Factors influencing highway alignment

1.7 Soil suitability analysis

1.8 Road ecology

1.9 Engineering surveys for alignment, objectives, conventional and modern methods

UNIT II GEOMETRIC DESIGN OF HIGHWAYS

2.1 Typical cross sections of Urban and Rural roads

2.2 Cross sectional elements

2.3 Sight distances

2.4 Horizontal curves, Super elevation, transition curves, widening at curves

2.5 Vertical curves

2.6 Gradients,Special consideration for hill roads

2.7 Hairpin bends

2.8 Lateral and vertical clearance at underpasses

UNIT III DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE AND RIGID PAVEMENTS

3.1 Design principles

3.2 Pavement components and their role

3.3 Design practice for flexible and rigid Pavements (IRC methods only)

3.4 Embankments

UNIT IV HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND PRACTICE

4.1 Highway construction materials, properties, testing methods

4.2 CBR Test for subgrade

4.3 Tests on aggregate & bitumen

4.4 Construction practice including modern materials and methods, Bituminous and Concrete road construction

4.5 Polymer modified bitumen

4.6 Recycling

4.7 Different materials – – Glass, Fiber, Plastic, Geo-Textiles, Geo-Membrane (problem not included)

4.8 Quality control measures

4.9 Highway drainage

4.10 Construction machineries

UNIT V EVALUATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PAVEMENTS

5.1 Pavement distress in flexible and rigid pavements

5.2 Pavement Management Systems

5.3 Pavement evaluation, roughness, present serviceability index, skid resistance, structural evaluation, evaluation by deflection measurements

5.4 Strengthening of pavements

5.5 Types of maintenance

5.6 Highway Project formulation.

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