Highway and Traffic Engineering (CV254)

Course Name: 

Highway and Traffic Engineering (CV254)






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 



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. 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.

Course Outcomes:
1. To introduce the Fundamental Principles of Transportation Engineering.
2. To study the importance of Road Geometry.
3. Introduction of Traffic Engineering and Design and Analysis of Traffic Problems.
4. Introduction of Pavement Design. Analysis and Design of Pavements and Highway Economics and Design of Drainage System.


1) S.K. Khanna and C.E.G. Justo, Highway Engineering, Nemchand Bros., Roorkee 2) L.R. Kadiyali, Traffic and Transport Planning, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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