• Surface Transportation (Railways and Highways)
Book Detail
Publication Year 2013
ISBN-13 978-81-7409-273-1
ISBN-10 81-7409-273-1
Language English
Edition Second
Number of Pages 678
Preface The part-I Railways explains the essential components of Indian Railways , Metro Railways and Mono Railways. Part-II Roads explains the essential components of the roads, Highways and expressways. The latest designs of level crossing being adopted in modern cities world over have been illustrated with neat diagrams. I have presented the various topics based on the knowledge gained during the period while writing the well accepted book "OBJECTIVE AND CONVENTIONAL TYPE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS" for UPSC Civil Engineering Examinations.
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 *Solved multiple choice type questions of GATE Examinations *Classified solved questions of UPSC Engg, Services Examinations *Appendix.

Surface Transportation (Railways and Highways)

  • Author R. Agor
  • ISBN: 978-81-7409-273-1
  • ₹ 399.00

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