Highway Materials & Tests
Highway materials – Their properties & tests, selection, requirements of bituminous mixes, marshall test.
Earthwork – measurement & rates, setting out of earthwork, computation of areas & volumes-Prismoidal & Trapezoidal methods.
Pavement design-Use of CBR method for design of flexible pavement, IRC recommendation for design of rigid pavement.
Highway drainage, pavement failure, Evaluation, Maintenance & Strengthening of the existing pavement.
Classification of bridges, Consideration of location of bridge site, Investigation & data collection, Calculation of runoff under the bridge, Determination of waterway, Choice of bridge span-economic span, Determination of maximum scour depth.
Bridge Superstructure-types, suitability.
Bridge foundation-Types, Sinking of well.
Books for Reference:
- Highway Engineering-By Khanna & Justo (Nemchand & Bros., Roorkee (U.A))
- Principles & Practice of Highway Engineering – By Dr. L.R. Kadiyalli (Khanna publisher)
- Bridge Engineering – By S.P. Bindra (Dhanpat Rai publication)
- Bridge Engineering-By D.J. Victor
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