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Highway Engineering : Planning, Design, and Operations ; 2nd Edition / Daniel J. Findley, Christopher M. Cunningham, Thomas H. Brown, Jr, Lorraine M. Cahill, Guangchuan Yang, Leta F. Huntsinger

Publication year: 2021

ISBN: 9780128221853

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Presents a clear and rigorous exposition of highway engineering concepts, including project development and the relationship between planning, operations, safety and highway types. The book includes important topics such as corridor selection and traverses, horizontal and vertical alignment, design controls, basic roadway design, cross section elements, intersection and interchange design, and the integration of new vehicle technologies and trends. It also presents end of chapter exercises to further aid understanding and learning. This edition has been fully updated with the current design policies and reference manuals essential for highway, transportation, and civil engineers who are required to work to these standards.

Subject: Transport engineering, Transportation Systems Planning, Highway engineering, Traffic engineering, Traffic Analysis, Geometric Design of Highways, Pavement Design, Traffic Flow and Queuing Theory, Highway Capacity, Traffic Forecasting, Traffic Safety, Geotechnical Engineering, Structures, Hydraulics