Geometric design projects for highways


Schoon, John G. (2000) Geometric design projects for highways, Reston, US, American Society of Civil Engineers, 152pp.

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This book provides an overall perspective of how various elements contributing to highway design interact to create a basis for the preliminary route selection and design. It presents projects from the initial provision of a topographic map and specifications through to the investment and user cost estimates of a particular highway. Vertical and horizontal alignment, drainage issues, and potential environmental impacts are also discussed. Intended for use by senior undergraduate and graduate students, this edition: expands on environmental reporting concerns; presents a discussion of economic cost analysis and its applications; includes an outline of route selection and design methods aided by digital terrain and computerized alignment modeling; and furthers realism of design and evaluation in the classroom.

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 0784404259 (paperback)
9780784404256 (paperback)
Subjects: T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 75074
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:53
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/75074

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