Principles of Highway Engineering and Traffic Analysis

ISBN-10: 1118120140

ISBN-13: 9781118120149

Edition: 5th 2013

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Description: The 5th edition of the Mannering's Principles of Highway Engineering and Traffic Analysis continues to offer a concise approach that covers all the necessary fundamental concepts.  New features in this edition include updates and more consistency with the latest edition of the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM); the inclusion of sample FE exam questions, call-out of common mistakes; and added coverage on a qualitative description of the mechanistic approach.

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Book details

List price: $177.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/27/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

Preface
Introduction to Highway Engineering and Traffic Analysis
Introduction
Highways and the Economy
The Highway Economy
Supply Chains
Economic Development
Highways, Energy, and the Environment
Highways as Part of the Transportation System
Highway Transportation and the Human Element
Passenger Transportation Modes and Traffic Congestion
Highway Safety
Demographic Trends
Highways and Evolving Technologies
Infrastructure Technologies
Vehicle Technologies
Traffic Control Technologies
Scope of Study
Road Vehicle Performance
Introduction
Tractive Effort and Resistance
Aerodynamic Resistance
Rolling Resistance
Grade Resistance
Available Tractive Effort
Maximum Tractive Effort
Engine-Generated Tractive Effort
Vehicle Acceleration
Fuel Efficiency
Principles of Braking
Braking Forces
Braking Force Ratio and Efficiency
Antilock Braking Systems
Theoretical Stopping Distance
Practical Stopping Distance
Distance Traveled During Driver Perception/Reaction
Geometric Design of Highways
Introduction
Principles of Highway Alignment
Vertical Alignment
Vertical Curve Fundamentals
Stopping Sight Distance
Stopping Sight Distance and Crest Vertical Curve Design
Stopping Sight Distance and Sag Vertical Curve Design
Passing Sight Distance and Crest Vertical Curve Design
Underpass Sight Distance and Sag Vertical Curve Design
Horizontal Alignment
Vehicle Cornering
Horizontal Curve Fundamentals
Stopping Sight Distance and Horizontal Curve Design
Combined Vertical and Horizontal Alignment
Pavement Design
Introduction
Pavement Types
Flexible Pavements
Rigid Pavements
Pavement System Design: Principles for Flexible Pavements
Traditional AASHTO Flexible-Pavement Design Procedure
Serviceability Concept
Flexible-Pavement Design Equation
Structural Number
Pavement System Design: Principles for Rigid Pavements
Traditional AASHTO Rigid-Pavement Design Procedure
Measuring Pavement Quality and Performance
International Roughness Index
Friction Measurements
Rut Depth
Cracking
Faulting
Punchouts
Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design
Fundamentals of Traffic Flow and Queuing Theory
Introduction
Traffic Stream Parameters
Traffic Flow, Speed, and Density
Basic Traffic Stream Models
Speed-Density Model
Flow-Density Model
Speed-Flow Model
Models of Traffic Flow
Poisson Model
Limitations of the Poisson Model
Queuing Theory and Traffic Flow Analysis
Dimensions of Queuing Models
D/D/1 Queuing
M/D/1 Queuing
M/M/1 Queuing
M/M/N Queuing
Traffic Analysis at Highway Bottlenecks
Highway Capacity and Level-of-Service Analysis
Introduction
Level-of-Service Concept
Level-of-Service Determination
Base Conditions and Capacity
Determining Free-Flow Speed
Determining Analysis Flow Rate
Calculating Service Measure(s) and Determining LOS
Basic Freeway Segments
Base Conditions and Capacity
Service Measure
Determining Free-Flow Speed
Determining Analysis Flow Rate
Calculating Density and Determining LOS
Multilane Highways
Base Conditions and Capacity
Service Measure
Determining Free-Flow Speed
Determining Analysis Flow Rate
Calculating Density and Determine LOS
Two-Lane Highways
Base Conditions and Capacity
Service Measures
Determine Free-Flow Speed
Determine Analysis Flow Rate
Calculating Service Measures
Determining LOS
Design Traffic Volumes
Traffic Control and Analysis at Signalized Intersections
Introduction
Intersection and Signal Control Characteristics
Actuated Control
Signal Controller Operation
Traffic Flow Fundamentals for Signalized Intersections
Development of a Traffic Signal Phasing and Timing Plan
Select Signal Phasing
Establish Analysis Lane Groups
Calculate Analysis Flow Rates and Adjusted Saturation Flow Rates
Determine Critical Lane Groups and Total Cycle Lost Time
Calculate Cycle Length
Allocate Green Time
Calculate Change and Clearance Intervals
Check Pedestrian Crossing Time
Analysis of Traffic at Signalized Intersections
Signalized Intersection Analysis with D/D/1 Queuing
Signal Coordination
Control Delay Calculation for Level of Service Analysis
Level-of-Service Determination
Travel Demand and Traffic Forecasting
Introduction
Traveler Decisions
Scope of the Travel Demand and Traffic Forecasting Problem
Trip Generation
Typical Trip Generation Models
Trip Generation with Count Data Models
Mode and Destination Choice
Methodological Approach
Logit Model Applications
Highway Route Choice
Highway Performance Functions
User Equilibrium
Mathematical Programming Approach to User Equilibrium
System Optimization
Traffic Forecasting in Practice
The Traditional Four-Step Process
The Current State of Travel Demand and Traffic Forecasting
Least Squares Estimation
Maximum-Likelihood Estimation
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