Sunday, December 2, 2018

Highway Engineering Handbook, (3rd Edition)

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A Comprehensive Guide to Highway Engineering--Fully Updated with the Latest AASHTO Codes
Maintaining and improving the nation's infrastructure is one of the most important challenges facing the United States, with the primary focus on highways and bridges. The Third Edition of Highway Engineering Handbook provides broad coverage of the information, standards, and techniques required for effective and cost-conscious contemporary highway design, maintenance, replacement, and repair.
This trusted resource has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest codes, standards, and policies of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), as well as new engineering developments. Filled with photos, illustrations, schematics, tables, and design equations, this authoritative reference is essential for anyone involved in or studying highway engineering.
This Third Edition features new information on:
  • The most current load and resistance factor design (LRFD) methods for bridges
  • The latest design techniques and improvements in materials for pipes
  • Developments in sound barriers and lighting requirements
  • Improvements in safety systems 
  •  And much more
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Factors for Conversion to SI Units of Measurement xix
Chapter 1: Environmental Issues
Chapter 2: Highway Location, Design, and Traffic
Chapter 3: Pavement Design and Rehabilitation
Chapter 4: Bridge Engineering
Chapter 5: Culverts, Drainage, and Replacements for Bridges
Chapter 6: Safety Systems
Chapter 7: Signing and Roadway Lighting
Part 1. Signing
Part 2. Roadway Lighting
Chapter 8: Retaining Walls
Chapter 9: Noise Barriers
Chapter 10: Value Engineering and Life Cycle Cost

Author Details
"Roger L. Brockenbrough", P.E., is an engineering consultant involved in the development of technical information to facilitate improved designs. He is also the editor of McGraw-Hill’s Structural Steel Designer’s Handbook. Mr. Brockenbrough is a member of the AISC Specifications Committee, Chair of the AISI Committee on Specifications for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, a past member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction, a member of the ASTM Committee on Corrugated Steel Pipe Specifications, and a Fellow and Life Member of ASCE.

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