CSVTU, B.E. V Semester, CIVIL Engineering, Transportation Engineering-I Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 5th  Branch: Civil Engineering

Subject: Transportation Engineering-I Code: 320514 (20)

Unit 1 PRINCIPAL OF HIGHWAY PLANNING

Road development and planning in India Highway alignment, requirements. Engineering Surveys for

highway location Maps and Drawing.

Geometric Design: Cross Section elements of horizontal and vertical Alignment. Highway drainage,

Surface and subsoil drainage.

Unit 2 TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

Traffic characteristics, studies such as volume Speed. ‘O’ and ‘D’ parking etc. and their uses. Traffic

control. Devices, Prevention of road accidents, rotary intersection, highway lighting,

Highway Materials: Behaviour of highway materials, properties of Subgrade and pavement

component materials. Tests on subgrade soil, Aggregate and bituminous materials.

Unit 3 PAVEMENT DESIGN

Factors in design of flexible and rigid pavements, Group index and C. B. R. methods, Westergoard

analysis of wheel loads. Stresses in rigid pavements. I.R.C. recommendations

Unit 4 Pavement Construction Techniques and Quality Control

Types of Pavements water bound macadam, bituminous and cement concrete pavements.

Joints in cement concrete pavements, pavement failures

Unit 5 AIRPORT PLANNING

Definition of terms related to airport engineering, factors affecting site, selection, obstructions, various

surveys for site selection, zoning laws. Classification of Obstructions

Runways

Orientation, Basic runway length and its corrections. Geometric design, runway configuration taxiways

layout geometric, Standards, exit taxiways fillets separation.

Name of Text Books:

Principle and Practices of Highway Engineering – Kadiyali & Lab (Khanna Publishers, Delhi)

Highway Engineering – S. K. Khanna & C.E.G. Justo (Khanna Publishers, Delhi)

Name of Reference Books:

Principles of pavement Design – Yoder and witzak (—–)

Air-port planning and Design – Khanna and Arora (Khanna Publishers, Delhi)

Highway Engineering – Rangawala S.C. (Charotar Publishers)

Specifications for Road and Bridge Works – MOST (IRC Publishers)

Manual for Survey, Investigation and Preparation of Road Projects – IRC Publication 2001.

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