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.
|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
|Date Deposited:||11 Mar 2010|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 13:02|
|Publisher:||American Society of Civil Engineers|
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