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
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.