Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 7th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Advanced Transportation Engineering Code: 320759 (20)
Highway Economics and Financing
Benefits from highway improvement, cost of highway transportation, highway method, benefit cost ratio
method, methods of raising highway finances.
Evaluation of subgrade soil, group index, plate bearing test, C.B.R. test Bituminous paving mixes –
Requirements, Design of mixes, Marshall Method, Modified Hubbard-Field Method.
Material, Equipment, Construction procedure and quality control in construction of water bound macadam
roads, Bituminous roads and cement Concrete roads, Construction of joints in cement concrete pavements, Joint fillers
Design of flexible pavements
Design wheel loads, climatic variations, Empirical and semi-empirical methods of design, Group Index, C.B.R. Triaxial,
Mc Load Lumister’s layered system, North Dakota cone method, design of airport pavements, various design factors,
design of flexible airport pavements.
Design of rigid Pavements
Design considerations, wheel load stresses, temperature stresses, design of joints in cement concrete pavements, design
of rigid airport pavements.
Soil Stabilized road
Basic Principles of soil stabilization, various methods of soil stabilization, proportioning of materials, Mehra’s method of
soil stabilization, design of soil cement, soil lime and soil bitumen mixes, stabilization of black cotton soil and desert
sand pavement failure, evaluation and strengthening failure of flexible and rigid types of pavements, aRoad nic and
periodic maintenance, design of overlay with bankelmn beam, different types of overlays, airport pavement overlays.
Name of Text Books:
Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning – Kadiyali, L.R. (Khanna Publishers, Delhi, 1996)
Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering – Flaherty, CAO (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1997)
Name of Reference Books:
Principles of Urban Transport Systems Planning – Hutchinson, B.G. (Scripta Book Company, Washington, D.C., 1974)
Modelling Transport – Ortuzar, title D. and Willumson, L.G. (John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1995)