Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning is designed for graduate and postgraduate students in the fields of Highway & Traffic Engineering, and Professional Highway Engineering in India.
Summary Of The Book
The concept of traffic engineering deals with the application of engineering techniques to ensure safe and efficient movement of both people and other goods on roadways. Transport planning is a part of traffic engineering, and involves evaluation, assessment and design of transport facilities.
Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning is an indispensable guidebook for Highway and Traffic engineers and Town Planners ; as well as for police, administrators, engineers, planners, and statisticians alike. The book is divided into 14 sections which include Analysis and Interpretations of Traffic Studies, Parking, Traffic Controls, Traffic Safety, Street Lighting, Highway Capacity, Theory of Traffic Flow, and Transport Planning to name a few.
Traffic engineering is a branch of civil engineering and is rapidly on the rise due to the manifold increase of roadways and density of traffic in the modern day world. The demand has been fuelled by environmental pollution, accidents, lack of space, need of proper infrastructure, and safety issues.
With more and more universities providing degrees in traffic engineering in India, Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning is intended to serve as a textbook for aspiring students during their college life and as a reference book during their professional life.
About L. R. Kadiyali
L. R. Kadiyali is an imminent personality in his field of expertise, with impeccable credentials and years of experience. He is at present, part time consultant to the Asian Development Bank and World Bank, advising them on highway projects.
Apart from Engineering and Transport Planning, he is also the co-author of Crisis in Road Transport.
L. R. Kadiyali is adept in technical writing, presenting information in a precise and to the point manner.
L. R. Kadiyali obtained his Bachelors in civil engineering from Bombay University in the year 1953, and Post Graduate Diploma in Highway and Traffic Engineering from U.K. in 1973. He also holds a Doctorate in Civil Engineering on the subject of Transport Economics. He is currently the Chief Executive of his firm L. R. Kadiyali and Associates.
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