CSVTU, B.E. VII Semester, CIVIL Engineering,Advanced Transportation Engineering Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 7th  Branch: Civil Engineering

Subject: Advanced Transportation Engineering Code: 320759 (20)

Unit 1

Highway Economics and Financing

Benefits from highway improvement, cost of highway transportation, highway method, benefit cost ratio

method, methods of raising highway finances.

Unit 2

Highway Materials

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.

Highway Construction

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

and scalers.

Unit 3

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.

Unit 4

Design of rigid Pavements

Design considerations, wheel load stresses, temperature stresses, design of joints in cement concrete pavements, design

of rigid airport pavements.

Unit 5

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)

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