Transportation Engineering, Volume I

C Venkatramaiah

ISBN: 9788173719592 | Year: 2015 | Paperback | Pages: 684 | Language : English

Book Size: 180 x 240 mm | Territorial Rights: World

Price: 1195.00

Transportation Engineering, Volume I covers the undergraduate curriculum in Highway Engineering and caters to the needs of civil engineering courses offered by technical universities across India. The book cites and specifies the latest IRC and IS codes, including the special publications, in its discussion of current highway engineering practices and testing specifications used in India while guiding the student through all the prescribed topics with clarity and academic rigour. With several fully solved problems and chapter-end exercises for practice, the book focuses on enabling the student to perform well in examinations, while also going into the details to drive home core concepts.

C Venkatramaiah has over four decades of teaching experience in a wide variety of subjects in civil engineering. He retired as professor of civil engineering from S V University College of Engineering, Tirupati. He obtained his BE degree from Andhra University, MSc (Engineering) from Madras University, and PhD from IIT Madras. He has authored books in the areas of geotechnical engineering, surveying, engineering mechanics and structural analysis.


  1. Historical Aspects of Highway Development and Planning
  2. Highway Alignment and Surveys
  3. Geometric Design of Highways
  4. Traffic Engineering and Traffic Regulation
  5. Highway Intersections
  6. Highway Materials
  7. Highway Pavement Design
  8. Highway Construction and Drainage
  9. Hill Roads and Special Roads
  10. Highway Maintenance
  11. Roadside Development and Arboriculture
  12. Highway Economics, Financing and Administration