# JNTUK B.TECH R20 2-1 Syllabus For Highway engineering PDF 2022

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### Highway engineering Unit One

#### Highway Planning and Alignment

Highway development in India; Classification of Roads; Road Network Patterns; Necessity for Highway Planning; Different Road Development Plans– First, second, third road development plans, road development vision 2021, Rural Road Development Plan – Vision 2025; Planning Surveys; Highway Alignment- Factors affecting Alignment- Engineering Surveys – Drawings and Reports.

### Highway engineering Unit Two

#### Highway Geometric Design

Importance of Geometric Design- Design controls and Criteria- Highway Cross Section Elements- Sight Distance Elements-Stopping sight Distance, Overtaking Sight Distance and Intermediate Sight Distance- Design of Horizontal Alignment-Design of Super elevation and Extra widening- Design of Transition Curves- Design of Vertical alignment- Gradients- Vertical curves.

### Highway engineering Unit Three

#### Traffic Engineering

Basic Parameters of Traffic-Volume, Speed and Density- Traffic Volume Studies; Speed studies –spot speed and speed & delay studies; Parking Studies; Road Accidents-Causes and Preventive measures – Condition Diagram and Collision Diagrams; PCU Factors, Capacity of Highways – Factors Affecting; LOS Concepts; Road Traffic Signs; Road markings; Types of Intersections; At-Grade Intersections – Design of Plain, Flared, Rotary and Channelized Intersections; Design of Traffic Signals –Webster Method –IRC Method.

### Highway engineering Unit Four

#### Highway Materials

California Bearing Ratio – Modulus of Subgrade Reaction. Stone aggregates: Desirable properties – Tests for Road Aggregates – Bituminous Materials: Types – Desirable properties – Tests on Bitumen

Bituminous paving mixes: Requirements – Marshall Method of Mix Design.

### Highway engineering Unit Five

#### Design Of Pavements

Types of pavements; Functions and requirements of different components of pavements; Design Factors

Flexible Pavements: Design factors – Flexible Pavement Design Methods – CBR method – IRC method – Burmister method – Mechanistic method – IRC Method for Low volume Flexible pavements.

Rigid Pavements: Design Considerations – wheel load stresses – Temperature stresses –Frictional stresses – Combination of stresses – Design of slabs – Design of Joints – IRC method – Rigid pavements for low volume roads – Continuously Reinforced Cement Concrete Pavements – Roller Compacted Concrete Pavements.

### Highway engineering Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are:

To impart different concepts in the field of Highway Engineering.

To acquire design principles of Highway Geometrics and Pavements

To acquire design principles of Intersections

### Highway engineering Course Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this course, the students will be able to:

Plan highway network for a given area.

Determine Highway alignment and design highway geometrics.

Judge suitability of pavement materials and design flexible and rigid pavements

### Highway engineering Text Books

Highway Engineering, Khanna S. K., Justo C. E. G and Veeraragavan A, Nem Chand Bros., Roorkee.

Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning, Kadiyali L. R, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi.

### Highway engineering Reference Books

Principles of Highway Engineering, Kadiyali L. R, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi

Principles of Transportation Engineering, Partha Chakroborthy and Animesh Das, PHI Learning Private Limited, Delhi

### Scoring Marks in Highway engineering

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