Highway Engineering / Edition 5

Highway Engineering / Edition 5

by Paul H. Wright, Radnor J. Paquette
     
 

This up-to-date edition of the classic text presents a broad overview of highway engineering and is the first to incorporate major changes in design standards from a policy on geometric design of highways and streets, published by AASHTO in 1984. Also includes changes in the 1985 Highway Capacity Manual. New chapters on computer applications in highway

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This up-to-date edition of the classic text presents a broad overview of highway engineering and is the first to incorporate major changes in design standards from a policy on geometric design of highways and streets, published by AASHTO in 1984. Also includes changes in the 1985 Highway Capacity Manual. New chapters on computer applications in highway engineering and highway mass transit foundations have been added, as well as sections on engineering fabrics, reinforced earth embankments, and pavement recycling and rehabilitation. Includes an illustration of a typical highway design plan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471826248
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/13/1987
Edition description:
5th ed
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.69(d)

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Table of Contents

Highway Administration.

Driver, Pedestrian, and Vehicle Characteristics.

Highway Evaluation.

Traffic Characteristics.

Transportation Planning.

Computer Applications in Highway Engineering.

Geometric Design of Highways.

Intersections, Interchanges, and Terminals.

Highway Mass Transit Facilities.

Drainage and Drainage Structures.

Traffic Engineering and Safety.

Surveys and Plans.

Contracts and Supervision.

Highway Materials.

Flexible Pavement Design.

Earthwork Operations and Equipment.

Bases, Subbases, and Low-cost Surfaces.

High-type Bituminous Pavements.

Concrete Pavements.

Highway Maintenance and Rehabilitation.

Index.

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