JNTUK R20 2-1 Highway Engineering Material/Notes PDF Download


JNTUK R20 2-1 Highway Engineering Material/Notes PDF Download

Students those who are studying JNTUK R20 Civil Branch, Can Download Unit wise R20 2-1 Highway Engineering Material/Notes PDFs below.


JNTUK R20 2-1 Highway Engineering Material/Notes PDF Download


  • To impart different concepts in the field of Highway Engineering.
  • To acquire design principles of Highway Geometrics and Pavements
  • To acquire design principles of Intersections


Highway Planning and Alignment: Highway development in India; Classification of Roads; Road Network Patterns; Necessity for Highway Planning; Different Road Development Plans– First, second, third road development plans, road development vision 2021, Rural Road Development Plan – Vision 2025; Planning Surveys; Highway Alignment- Factors affecting Alignment- Engineering Surveys – Drawings and Reports.

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Highway Geometric Design: Importance of Geometric Design- Design controls and Criteria- Highway Cross Section Elements- Sight Distance Elements-Stopping sight Distance, Overtaking Sight Distance and Intermediate Sight Distance- Design of Horizontal Alignment-Design of Super elevation and Extra widening- Design of Transition Curves- Design of Vertical alignmentGradients- Vertical curves.

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Traffic Engineering: Basic Parameters of Traffic-Volume, Speed and Density- Traffic Volume Studies; Speed studies –spot speed and speed & delay studies; Parking Studies; Road Accidents-Causes and Preventive measures – Condition Diagram and Collision Diagrams; PCU Factors, Capacity of Highways – Factors Affecting; LOS Concepts; Road Traffic Signs; Road markings; Types of Intersections; At-Grade Intersections – Design of Plain, Flared, Rotary and Channelized Intersections; Design of Traffic Signals –Webster Method –IRC Method.

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Highway Materials: Subgrade soil: classification –Group Index – Subgrade soil strength – California Bearing Ratio – Modulus of Subgrade Reaction. Stone aggregates: Desirable properties – Tests for Road Aggregates – Bituminous Materials: Types – Desirable properties – Tests on Bitumen – Bituminous paving mixes: Requirements – Marshall Method of Mix Design

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Design Of Pavements: Types of pavements; Functions and requirements of different components of pavements; Design Factors

Flexible Pavements: Design factors – Flexible Pavement Design Methods – CBR method – IRC method – Burmister method – Mechanistic method – IRC Method for Low volume Flexible pavements.

Rigid Pavements: Design Considerations – wheel load stresses – Temperature stresses –Frictional stresses – Combination of stresses – Design of slabs – Design of Joints – IRC method – Rigid pavements for low volume roads – Continuously Reinforced Cement Concrete Pavements – Roller Compacted Concrete Pavements.

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  1. Highway Engineering, Khanna S. K., Justo C. E. G and Veeraragavan A, Nem Chand Bros., Roorkee.

2. Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning, Kadiyali L. R, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi.


  1. Principles of Highway Engineering, Kadiyali L. R, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi
  2. Principles of Transportation Engineering, Partha Chakroborthy and Animesh Das, PHI Learning Private Limited, Delhi


  • Plan highway network for a given area.
  • Determine Highway alignment and design highway geometrics.
  • Design Intersections and prepare traffic management plans
  • Judge suitability of pavement materials and design flexible and rigid pavements

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