Highway Engineering, Seventh Edition | by Paul H. Wright, Karen Dixon and Michael Meyer | ISBN: 9780471264613. Traffic Engineering. Advanced Transportation Management Systems. Highway Maintenance and Rehabilitation. Geometric Design of Highways. Highway Materials. Traffic Control Devices and Systems.

Highway Engineering, Seventh Edition
by Paul H. Wright, Karen Dixon and Michael Meyer
2004 (686 pages)
ISBN:9780471264613



Offering focused yet comprehensive coverage of the field of highway engineering, this text guides you through the latest standards and advances, and examines the most widely used technologies for highway materials and construction.

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Highway Engineering, Seventh Edition
Preface
Chapter 1 – Introduction
Overview
1-1: The Development of Highways
1-2: Development of Highways in the United States
1-3: Highway Systems in the United States
1-4: Future Highway Developments
References

Chapter 2 – Highway Administration
2-1: The Federal Highway Administration
2-2: State Highway and Transportation Departments
2-3: Local Road Administration
2-4: Municipal Street Administration
2-5: Necessity for Interagency Cooperation
2-6: Related Organizations
2-7: Highway Finance
Problems
References

Chapter 3 – Transportation Planning
Overview
3-1: Basic Elements of Transportation Planning
3-2: Data Collection
3-3: Use of Data for Origin-Destination Analysis
3-4: Transportation Systems Modeling
3-5: Plan and Project Evaluation
Problems
References

Chapter 4 – Highway Evaluation
Overview
4-1: Economic Analysis for Highway Improvements
4-2: Social and Environmental Consequences of Highways
4-3: Highway Noise Planning
4-4: Highway Air Quality
4-5: Impacts on Wetlands
4-6: Other Highway Social and Environmental Impacts
Problems
References

Chapter 5 – Driver, Pedestrian, and Vehicle Characteristics
Overview
5-1: Driver Characteristics
5-2: Pedestrian Characteristics
5-3: Vehicle Characteristics
Problems
References

Chapter 6 – Traffic Characteristics
6-1: Traffic Flow Characteristics
6-2: The Highway Crash Problem
Problems
References

Chapter 7 – Geometric Design of Highways
7-1: Design Standards
7-2: Design Criteria
7-3: Cross-Section Elements
7-4: Roadway Alignment
7-5: Sight Distance
7-6: Special Design Considerations
7-7: Design Guidelines
7-8: Planning and Design of Bicycle Facilities
7-9: Planning and Design for Pedestrians
7-10: Computer Applications
Problems
References




Chapter 8 – Roadside Design
Overview
8-1: Clear Roadside Recovery Area
8-2: Roadside Topography
8-3: Drainage Features
8-4: Breakaway Sign and Luminaire Supports
8-5: Longitudinal Barriers
8-6: Conclusion
Problems
References

Chapter 9 – Intersections, Interchanges, and Parking Facilities
9-1: Intersections at Grade
9-2: Grade Separations and Interchanges
9-3: Design of Parking Facilities
Problems
References

Chapter 10 – Highway Mass Transit Facilities
Overview
10-1: Transit and HOV Service on Local Streets
10-2: Provision of High-Speed, High-Capacity HOV Lanes on Freeways
10-3: Other Measures to Encourage High Occupancy Vehicle Use
10-4: Supporting Policies and Programs
References

Chapter 11 – Traffic Engineering
Overview
11-1: Traffic Control Devices and Systems
11-2: Traffic Signs
11-3: Traffic Markings
11-4: Traffic Control in Work Zones
11-5: Traffic Signals
11-6: Traffic Engineering Software
11-7: Advanced Transportation Management Systems
11-8: Conclusion
Problems
References

Chapter 12 – Drainage and Drainage Structures
Overview
12-1: Surface Drainage
12-2: Design of Surface Drainage Systems
12-3: Design of Side Ditches and Other Open Channels
12-4: Design of Culverts
12-5: Highway Subdrainage
12-6: Drainage of City Streets
Problems
References

Chapter 13 – Surveys, Plans, and Estimates
13-1: Available Techniques
13-2: Desk Study of Area
13-3: Reconnaissance Survey from Aerial Photographs
13-4: Selection of Preliminary Centerline
13-5: Mapping for Final Design
13-6: Design of the Final Alignment
13-7: Final Location Survey
13-8: Conventional Ground Techniques
13-9: Automated Procedures
13-10: Problems of Highway Location in Urban Areas
13-11: Preparation of Preliminary Plans
13-12: Preparation of Final Plans
Problems
References

Chapter 14 – Contracts and Supervision
Overview
14-1: Unit Price System
14-2: Lump-Sum Bids and Force-Account Work
14-3: Contractual Documents
14-4: Subcontract
14-5: Prequalification of Contractors
14-6: State and Federal Agreements
14-7: Mechanics of Bidding Procedure
14-8: The Unbalanced Bid
14-9: Right-of-Way Agreements
14-10: Supervision of Construction
Problems
References

Chapter 15 – Highway Materials
Overview
15-1: Soils
15-2: General Soil Types
15-3: Basic Soil Properties
15-4: Soil Classification for Highway Purposes
15-5: Soil Surveys for Highway Purposes
15-6: Moisture-Density Relationships
15-7: Frost Action in Soils
15-8: Aggregates
15-9: Bituminous Materials
15-10: Production of Asphalt
15-11: Laboratory Tests
15-12: Purity Tests
15-13: Consistency Tests
15-14: Ductility
15-15: Volatility Tests and Aging Tests
15-16: Testing of Emulsified Asphalts
15-17: Classification of Bituminous Materials
15-18: Uses of Bituminous Materials
15-19: Portland Cement
Problems
References

Chapter 16 – Flexible Pavement Design
16-1: General Discussion of Flexible Pavements
16-2: Status of Thickness Design
16-3: Elements of Thickness Design
16-4: Traffic Loading
16-5: Climate or Environment
16-6: Material Characteristics
16-7: California Bearing Ratio Test
16-8: Resilient Modulus
16-9: The Asphalt Institute Method
16-10: The Aasho Road Test
16-11: The Pavement Serviceability Concept
16-12: Aashto Flexible Pavement Design Method
16-13: Conclusion
Problems
References

Chapter 17 – Earthwork Operations and Equipment
Overview
17-1: Equipment Used in Earthwork Operations
17-2: Clearing and Grubbing
17-3: Excavation
17-4: Embankments
17-5: Construction of Rolled-Earth Embankments
17-6: Reinforced Earth Embankments
17-7: Special Treatment of Embankment Foundations
17-8: Finishing Operations
17-9: Planning and Execution of Construction Projects
Problems
References

Chapter 18 – Bases, Subbases, and Low-Cost Surfaces
18-1: Soil Stabilized Roads
18-2: Macadam Roads
18-3: Prime Coats and Tack Coats
18-4: Single- and Multiple-Lift Surface Treatments
18-5: Rock Asphalt Surfaces
18-6: Bituminous Plant Mix Surfaces Using Liquid Binders
Problems
References




Chapter 19 – High-Type Bituminous Pavements
Overview
19-1: Design of High-Type Bituminous Paving Mixtures
19-2: Construction Methods for Hot-Mix, Hot-Laid Asphaltic Concrete
19-3: Sheet Asphalt
19-4: Sand Asphalt
Problems
References

Chapter 20 – Concrete Pavements
Overview
20-1: Materials
20-2: Proportioning of Concrete Mixtures (3, 4)
20-3: Plate Bearing Test Method and Modulus of Subgrade Reaction
20-4: Joints and Joint Spacing
20-5: Use of Distributed Steel Reinforcing
20-6: Dimensions of the Cross Section (Thickness Design)
20-7: Construction of Concrete Pavements
Problems
References

Chapter 21 – Highway Maintenance and Rehabilitation
Overview
21-1: Importance and Challenge of the Highway Maintenance Function
21-2: Maintenance Management
21-3: Maintenance Operations
21-4: Maintenance of Road Surfaces
21-5: Maintenance of Shoulders and Approaches
21-6: Maintenance of Roadsides
21-7: Maintenance of Bridges, Tunnels, and Drainage Structures
21-8: Maintenance of Traffic Control and Safety Devices
21-9: The Control of Snow and Ice
21-10: Pavement Rehabilitation
References

Appendix A – Selected Tables and Figures in Metric (SI) Units
Appendix B – Equivalents Among Metric (SI) and Traditional Units of Measurement

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