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PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING: Book by Das Animesh

PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING

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ISBN: 9788120320840    Publisher: PHI LEARNING PVT. LTD. Year of publishing: 2003     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 536        Language: English

This detailed introduction to transportation engineering is designed to serve as a comprehensive text for under-graduate as well as first-year master's students in civil engineering. In order to keep...Read more

This detailed introduction to transportation engineering is designed to serve as a comprehensive text for under-graduate as well as first-year master's students in civil engineering. In order to keep the treatment focused, the emphasis is on roadways (highways) based transportation systems, from the perspective of Indian conditions.

This book is recommended in IIT Guwuhati, Assam, National Institute of Technology, Patna.


• Analysis of those characteristics of vehicles and drivers which affect traffic and design of traffic facilities.
• Principles of road geometry design and how to lay a road.
• Characterization and analysis of flows on highways, unsignalized intersections, and signalized intersections.
• Design principles of traffic facilities.
• Modern problems of mobility, access, and congestion in transit systems.
• Engineering characteristics of pavement materials.
• Structural analysis and design of highway pavements.
• Construction techniques of highways with special reference to the Indian conditions.
• Maintenance strategies for highways.
• Concise reference to elements of highway economics.

The book includes many figures, worked-out examples, and exercises that highlight practical engineering design consid-erations in real-time problems.
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About the author: Das Animesh
PARTHA CHAKROBORTY Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His areas of specialization include... Read more
PARTHA CHAKROBORTY Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His areas of specialization include optimization in transportation, traffic facilities design, uncertainty modelling in transportation, and traffic flow modelling. He has several publications to his credit in reputed international journals. Dr. Chakroborty is the recipient of various prestigious awards from international bodies for his work in the area of Traffic and Transportation Engineering.|ANIMESH DAS Ph.D., is Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His areas of interest include pavement design and maintenance management. He has about twenty publications to his credit in reputed national and international journals. Dr. Das is a member of various prestigious associations and committees including Implementation Monitoring and Research Assess-ment Committee and Flexible Pavement Committee.
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