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  • Principles, Practice and Design of Highway Engineering Principles, Practice and Design of Highway Engineering

Principles, Practice and Design of Highway Engineering

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Author: Dr. S K Sharma

ISBN: 9788121901314

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( Including Airport Pavements)
For B.E./B.Tech. & M.E/ M.Tech. Students of Civil Engineering.
Also for Practising Engineering and Designers.

The book comprises chapters on highway planning and administration, highway economics and financing, highway location and project preparation, soil classification, soil stabilized roads, general principles of pavement design and rigid pavement design methods.Principles, Practice and Design of Highway Engineering Including Airport Pavements is a far-reaching book for undergraduate students of Civil Engineering. In addition, the book consists of a number of diagrams and illustrations to assist identify with the concepts improved. This book is vital for students preparing for competitive examinations like GATE and IES.


  • Introduction
  • Highway Planning and Administration
  • Highway Economics and Financing
  • Traffic Engineering


  • Highway Location and Project Preparation 
  • Hill Roads 
  • Drainage and Drainage Structures 
  • Geometric Design of Highways


  • Soil Classification
  • Earthwork


  • Low-Cost Roads
  • Soil Stabilized Roads
  • Macadam Roads
  • Bituminous Materials
  • Bituminous Surface Treatments
  • Carpet Coat, Road-mix and Intermediate type Bituminous Plant-mix Surfaces
  • High-type Bituminous Pavements Base Courses and their Design
  • Portland Cement Concrete Pavements and Base Courses


  • General Principles of Pavements Design
  • Flexible Pavement Design Methods
  • Rigid Pavement Design Methods
  • Pavement Distress


  • Pavement Evaluation and Strengthening
  • Highway Maintenance 
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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ISBN 9788121901314
Author Dr. S K Sharma
Binding Paperback
Shipping Days Ships in 7-8 Days
Language English
Edition 4th Edition
Publisher S. Chand Publishing
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