• Surface Transportation

Surface Transportation

  • Author R. Agor
  • ISBN: 978-81-7409-273-1
  • ₹ 499.00

Book Detail
Publication Year 2013
ISBN-13 978-81-7409-273-1
ASIN 81-7409-273-0
Language English
Edition 2nd
Pages 771
Preface I feel great pleasure to narrate the the autobiography of this treatise in brief. First, I authored a textbook on Railway Track Engineering. On demand of the valued teachers and students I added the chapter on Highways and renamed the treatise as Surface Transportation. Readers further demanded the chapters on Airways and Shipways. The Syllabi for degree examinations in Civil Engineering of various Indian Universities have guided me to include the topics in this treatise. I Shall be grateful, if any short comings in the text are brought to my notice. Suggestions/ criticisms for the improvement of the third edition shall be gratefully acknowledge. I express my sincere thanks to M/s. Khanna Publishers, for rendering the valuable suggestions and early publication of this edition.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents PART-I RAILWAYS *History of Railways *Track alignment *Railway surveys *Formation *Permanent way *Rails *Rail joints *Creep of rails *Sleepers *Ballast *Rail fixtures and fastenings *Geometrics of railway tracks *Points and crossings *Track junctions *Stations and yards *Station equipments *Tractive power and resistance *Plate laying *Track maintenance *Signalling and interlocking *Tunnels *Metro tracks *Mono rail track *High speed trains. PART-II Roads *History of road development *Roads *Highways *Highway geometric design *Road patterns *Hill roads *Road accidents *Low cost roads *Expressways *Bus rapid transit corridors *Embankments PART-III *Airport *Airport Surveys *Classification of Airports *Cross Drainage Structures *Elementary Soil Engineering * Pavements PART- IV *Port and Harbors *Waterways *Solved multiple choice type questions of GATE Examinations *Appendix-I Classified Solved Questions of UPSC Engg. Services Examinations * Appendix-II Standard Dimensions of Permanent Way * Index

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