CE8604 HE Notes

Anna University Regulation 2017 CIVIL CE8604 HE Notes, HIGHWAY ENGINEERING Lecture Handwritten Notes for all 5 units are provided below. Download link for CIVIL 6th Sem HIGHWAY ENGINEERING Notes are listed down for students to make perfect utilization and score maximum marks with our study materials.


Unit 1

Highway planning and alignment

Significant of highway planning

Transportation contributes to the economic industrial,social and culture development of any country. It is vital for the economic development of any region. Since every community produced whether it is food, clothing, industrial products or medicines need transport and all stages from production to distribution. The adequancy of transportation system of a country indicates its economic and social development.

Modes of transportation:

  • Roadways
  • Airways
  • Waterways
  • Railways

Significance of highway planning  Modal limitations towards sustainability  History of road development in India  factors influencing highway alignment  Soil suitability analysis  Road ecology  Engineering surveys for alignment, objectives, conventional and modern methods  Classification of highways  Locations and functions  Typical cross sections of Urban and Rural roads

Cross sectional elements  Sight distances Horizontal curves, Super elevation, transition curves, widening at curves  Vertical curves  Gradients, Special consideration for hill roads  Hairpin bends  Lateral and vertical clearance at underpasses.

Pavement components and their role Design principles  Design practice for flexible and rigid Pavements (IRC methods only) Embankments  Problems in Flexible pavement design

Highway construction materials, properties, testing methods  CBR Test for subgrade  tests on aggregate & bitumen  Test on Bituminous mixes Construction practice including modern materials and methods, Bituminous and Concrete road construction, Polymer modified bitumen, Recycling, Different materials  Glass, Fiber, Plastic, Geo-Textiles, Geo-Membrane (problem not
included)  Quality control measures  Highway drainage  Construction machineries.

Pavement distress in flexible and rigid pavements  Types of maintenance  Pavement Management Systems  Pavement evaluation, roughness, present serviceability index, skid resistance, structural evaluation, evaluation by deflection measurements  Strengthening of pavements Highway Project formulation.

Get knowledge on planning and aligning of highway.
Geometric design of highways
Design flexible and rigid pavements.
Gain knowledge on Highway construction materials, properties, testing methods
Understand the concept of pavement management system, evaluation of distress and maintenance of pavements.

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