Highway Engineering Handbook / Edition 3

Highway Engineering Handbook / Edition 3

by Roger Brockenbrough
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071597638

ISBN-13: 9780071597630

Pub. Date: 04/20/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

A Comprehensive Guide to Highway Engineering—Fully Updated with the Latest AASHTO Codes

Maintaining and improving the nation's infrastructure is one of the most important challenges facing the United States, with the primary focus on highways and bridges. The Third Edition of Highway Engineering Handbook provides broad coverage of the information, standards,

Overview

A Comprehensive Guide to Highway Engineering—Fully Updated with the Latest AASHTO Codes

Maintaining and improving the nation's infrastructure is one of the most important challenges facing the United States, with the primary focus on highways and bridges. The Third Edition of Highway Engineering Handbook provides broad coverage of the information, standards, and techniques required for effective and cost-conscious contemporary highway design, maintenance, replacement, and repair.

This trusted resource has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest codes, standards, and policies of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), as well as new engineering developments. Filled with photos, illustrations, schematics, tables, and design equations, this authoritative reference is essential for anyone involved in or studying highway engineering.

This Third Edition features new information on:

  • The most current load and resistance factor design (LRFD) methods for bridges
  • The latest design techniques and improvements in materials for pipes
  • Developments in sound barriers and lighting requirements
  • Improvements in safety systems
  • And much more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071597630
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
04/20/2009
Pages:
885
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface to the Third Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

Preface to the First Edition

Factors for Conversion to SI Units of Measurement

Chapter 1. Environmental Issues (James R. Brown and Samuel Less, AICP)

Chapter 2. Highway Location, Design, and Traffic (Larry J. Shannon, P.E.)

Chapter 3. Pavement Design and Rehabilitation (Aric A. Morse, P.E., and Roger L. Green, P.E.)

Chapter 4. Bridge Engineering (Walter J. Jestings, P.E., and Mahir Sen, P.E.)

Chapter 5. Culverts, Drainage, and Replacements for Bridges (Kevin E. White, P.E.)

Chapter 6. Safety Systems (Roger L. Brockenbrough, P.E.)

Chapter 7. Signing and Roadway Lighting

Part 1: Signing (Brian L. Bowman, Ph.D., P.E.)

Part 2: Roadway Lighting C. Paul Watson, P.E., Nelson Russell, P.E., and Brian L. Bowman, Ph.D., P.E.)

Chapter 8. Retaining Walls (A. J. Siccardi, P.E., and S. C. (Trevor) Wang, Ph.D., P.E.)

Chapter 9. Noise Barriers (James J. Hill, P.E., and Roger L. Brockenbrough, P.E.)

Chapter 10. Value Engineering and Life Cycle Cost Harold G. Tuffy, CVS, FSAVE)

Index

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