Modes of Transportation, their importance and limitations, the importance of highway transportation
Introduction to
• Road Development Plans
• Various Highway Developmental Projects like Golden Quadrilateral and East-
West & North South Corridors under NHDP, PMGSY etc.
• Road Development Organisations
• Financing of Road Projects – Past and Present Trends
Stages in the Preparation of Project Report:Prioritization, Feasibility Studies, Preparation of Preliminary and Detailed Project Reports
Elements of Traffic Engineering: Fundamentals of traffic flow, traffic studies, concept of Capacity and Level of Service, Travel Demand Forecasting for Highways, design of signalized intersections
Highway Alignment Study, Controls for selection of Alignment, Engineering Surveys
Geometric design of highways: cross-sectional elements, horizontal and vertical alignments
Geometric Design of Intersections – rotaries etc.
Pavement Materials: functions, specifications and evaluation, Bituminous mix design
Pavement Design: Flexible and rigid pavements, principles of design, empirical and analytical design procedures.
Pavement Construction: embankment, subgrade, subbase and base courses, bituminous surface courses
Internal and surface drainage of pavements
Pavement Evaluation, Maintenance and strengthening.

Other Resources

Course Curriculum

Transportation Engineering Details 58:1
Elements of Concern and Components Details 57:57
Traffic Stream Characteristics Details 59:23
Traffic Studies : Part – I Details 57:58
Traffic Studies : Part – II Details 57:17
Highway Capacity and Level of Service Details 56:35
Intersection Control and Signalization Details 57:17
Functional Classification,Design Elements Details 56:45
Cross Section Elements Details 55:59
Stopping Sight Distance And Decision Sight Details 58:50
Overtaking,Intermidiate and Headlight Sight Details 52:54
Intersection Sight Distance – I Details 1:53
Intersection Sight Distance – II Details 56:46
Horizontal Alignment – I Details 57:4
Horizontal Alignment – II Details 58:48
Horizontal Alignment – III Details 55:32
Horizontal Alignment – IV Details 59:17
Horizontal Alignment Part – V Details 59:4
Horizontal Alignment Part – VI Details 57:36
Vertical Alignment Part – I Details 58:29
Vertical Alignment Part – II Details 59:6
Vertical Alignment Part – III Details 57:56
Highway Alignment Details 57:45
Principles of Pavement Design Details 59:15
Traffic Loading – I Details 58:13
Traffic Loading – II Details 58:53
Pavement Materials – I Details 56:50
Pavement Materials – II Details 57:31
Pavement Materials – III Details 55:58
Pavement Materials – IV Details 57:9
Pavement Materials – V Details 56:52
Design of Bituminous Mixes – I Details 59:31
Design of Bituminous Mixes – II Details 57:46
Analysis of Flexible Pavements Details 57:46
Analysis of Concrete Pavements Details 59:33
Flexible Pavement Design Indian Roads Congress Details 58:49
Flexible Pavement Design AASHTO Method – 1993 Details 58:49
Concrete Pavement Design Indian Congress Method Details 59:6
Concrete Pavement Design PCA and AASHTO Methods Details 59:12
Pavement Evaluation and Rehabilitation Details 58:37
Overlay Design – IRC Method Details 58:56

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