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Highway Engineering  (English, Paperback, Khanna S. K.)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Nem Chand & Bros.
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • ISBN: 9788185240633, 8185240639
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Highway Engineering 9th Edition is authored by S.K.Khanna. The book is essential UG students doing their B.Tech. It is also useful for student specializing along various categories under engineering like Bio Technology, Civil Engineering and mechanical Engineering to name a few.

About S.K.Khanna

S.K.Khanna is an author by profession. He has authored books like Contemporary Indian Politics 1st Edition, Airport Planning and Design 6th Edition, Caste in Indian Politics 352pp 1998, Excel With Objective Questions In Organic Chemistry (For Competitive Examinations) and Excel With Objective Questions In Physical Chemistry (For Competitive Examinations).

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Book Details
Imprint
  • Nem Chand & Bros.
Book Type
  • Non Fiction Book
Table of Contents
  • 1. Introduction

    • Importance of Transportation
    • Different Modes of Transportation
    • Characteristics of Roads Transport
    • Importance of Roads in India
    • Scope of Highway Engineering

    2. Highway Development and Planning

    • Historical Development of Road Construction
    • Highway Development in India
    • Necessity of Highway Planning
    • Classification of Roads
    • Road Patterns
    • Planning Surveys
    • Preparation of Plans
    • Interpretation of Planning Surveys
    • Preparation of Master Plan & its Phasing
    • Highway Planning in India

    3. Highway Alignment and Surveys

    • Highway Alignment
    • Engineering Surveys for Highway Location
    • Drawings and Report
    • Highway Project

    4. Highway Geometric Design

    • Introduction
    • Highway Cross Section Elements
    • Sight Distance
    • Design of Horizontal Alignment
    • Design of Vertical Alignment

    5. Traffic Engineering

    • Introduction
    • Traffic Characteristics
    • Traffic Operation
    • Design of Intersections
    • Design of Parking Facility
    • Highway Lighting
    • Traffic Planning & Administration

    6. Highway Materials

    • Subgrade Soil
    • Stone Aggregates
    • Bituminous Materials
    • Bituminous Pavings Mixes
    • Portland Cement & Cement Concrete

    7. Design of Highway Pavements

    • Introduction
    • Design factor
    • Design of Flexible Pavements
    • Deign of Rigid Pavements

    8. Highway Construction

    • General Construction
    • Earthwork
    • Construction of Earth Roads
    • Construction of Gravel Roads
    • Construction Water Bond Macadam Roads
    • Construction of Bituminous Pavements
    • Construction of Cement Concrete Pavements
    • Construction of Joints in Cement Concrete Pavements
    • Joint Filler and Sealer
    • Reinforced Concrete Pavements
    • Prestressed Concrete Pavements

    9. Soil Stabilized Roads

    • Introduction
    • Mechanical Soil Stabilization
    • Soil-cement Stabilization
    • Soil lime Stabilization
    • Stabilization of Soil Using Bituminous Materials
    • Special Problems in Soil Stabilization Work

    10. Highway Maintenance

    • Introduction
    • Pavement Failures
    • Maintenance of Highways
    • Pavement Evaluation
    • Strengthening of Existing Pavements

    11. Highway Drainage

    • Introduction
    • Importance of Highway Drainage
    • Surface Drainage
    • Drainage of Slopes & Water-logged Areas

    12. Hill Roads

    • General Considerations
    • Alignment of Hill Roads
    • Geometrics of Hill Roads
    • Design & Construction of Hill Roads
    • Drainage in Hill Roads
    • Maintenance Problems in Hill Roads

    13. Road Side Development

    • Environment Factors in Planning and Development of Highways
    • Road Side Development and Arboriculture
    • Planning Plantation of Trees
    • Planning Plantation of Trees
    • Species and their Selection
    • Care of Trees

    14. Highway Economics and Finance

    • Introduction
    • Highway User Benefits
    • Highway Costa
    • Economics Analysis
    • Highway Finance
    • Index
University Books Details
Degree/Diploma
  • B.Tech, UG
Specialization
  • Computer Science Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering
Subject
  • Highway Geometric Design, Pavement Materials and Construction, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Elements of Civil Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Highway and Traffic Engineering, Highway Engineering, Pavement Design
Term
  • 6th Semester, 7th Semester, 5th Semester, 8th Semester, 4th Semester, 6th Semester, 1st Year, 3rd Year
Ratings & Reviews
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Highly recommended

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Sunilkumar BS

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great book indeed.

highway engineering by S.K KHANNA & C.E . JUSTO is a great book indeed. The book gives the students basic knowledge about the topic and elaborate it in very simple language and very detailed. The also covered whole syllabus of the DR. BAMU UNIVERSITY of final year civil. Therefore i strongly recommended this book for all BAMU students.
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MANGESH Kingaonkar

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Nice

Very useful
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Mukund Kumar

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Perfect product!

A thorough knowledge provided by author....
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Amit Bhattacharjee

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Aug, 2017

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Pretty good

book for civil engineers! very informative!
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Sourabh Bhandare

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May, 2017

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Best in the market!

Very nice
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Dhanrajsingh Kachawe

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Dec, 2016

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it is a complete package for transport engineering

guys this is the best book for transport engineering particularly for highways and the topic are covered very widely.
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abhinav choudhary

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Jul, 2015

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Good Book but with a lot of mistakes

it is a good book for gaining the knowledge regarding the highway engineering....but there are lots of printing mistakes and in many problems working principles are manipulated to meet the desired result.
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Rahul Malik

Dec, 2014

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Precise and Useful

Covers the relevant topics effectively in a smart and organized manner. An essential buy for students of Civil Engineering or engineers that practice highway engineering.
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Aman Garg

Dec, 2013

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Wonderful delivery!!!

The book contents are very for Highway Engineering. Also the place where I ordered was quite remote still the book was delivered in time. I am very happy with service of Flipkart.
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Dec, 2013

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