Highway classification & process of location ions - Horizontal Alignment and details of geometric design - Vertical alignment and details of geometric design - Principles of traffic flow -Highway level of service (LOS) - Capacity of highway segments , multi-lane and two lanes - At grade intersection , types - Channelization - Intersection Control and traffic Signal Design - Interchanges, types, principles of design examples - Soil engineering for highway design - Bituminous Material - traffic load transformation , Equivalent Single Axle load Concept (ESAL) - Design of flexible Pavements , AASHTO method of design , B‎CBR method of design - Highway construction - Highway Maintenance.


Bachelor Degree in Construction and Building Engineering


  • The course objective at introducing the student to the fundamentals of highway Engineering and its relation to the field of transportation.


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Course Content

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1Week No.1: Highway Classification & Process of location Selection.
2Week No.2: Introduction to geometric design of highways, horizontal alignment and super-elevation calculations.
3Week No.3: AASHTO Stopping Sight Distance, Passing Sight Distance, Vertical Alignment, Sag/Crest Vertical Curves.
4Week No.4: Highway Intersections (1, 2).
5Week No.5: Highway Intersections (1, 2),continue.
6Week No.6: Principles of traffic flow & level of services (LOS).
7Week No.7: Capacity of highway Segments I Multi-lane Highway.
8Week No.8: Capacity of highway Segments II Two-lane Highway.
9Week No.9: Capacity of at grade intersection & Design of Traffic Signals.
10Week No.10: Soil Engineering for Highway Design, California Bearing Ratio Test, Bituminous Material, Common tests, MCO, etc.
11Week No.11: Marshall Test for asphalt mixtures and design of mix. Traffic load Transformation & Concept of equivalent single Axle load (ESAL).
12Week No.12: Rigid vs. Flexible pavement & Design of flexible pavement, Classical Methods. Design of Flexible Pavements, AASHTO method, Pavement Management.
13Week No.13: Highway Linear Scheduling technique and application.
14Week No.14: Highway Construction & Equipment.
15Week No.15: Highway Pavement Common Distresses and repair.
16Week No.16: Final Exam.

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