Highway and Traffic Engineering (CV301)

Course Name: 

Highway and Traffic Engineering (CV301)

Programme: 

B.Tech(Civil)

Semester: 

Fifth

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Introduction: Initial recommendations for highway planning in India, saturation system, Third 20 year
road development plan and fundamentals of transportation systems, planning on trip generation,
distribution, assignment and modal split
Traffic Engineering: Vehicular and road user characteristics, traffic studies, junctions and signals, traffic
control devices
Highway alignment and geometric design: Highway alignment, cross-sectional elements, horizontal
alignment and vertical alignment Highway design and construction: design of flexible and rigid
pavements, WBM and bituminous concrete roads and highway maintenance

References: 

S.K. Khanna and C.E.G. Justo, Highway Engineering, Nemchand Bros., Roorkee L.R. Kadiyali, Traffic and Transport Planning, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi

Department: 

Civil Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Varghese George, Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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