Highway Engineering Handbook

ISBN-10: 0071597638

ISBN-13: 9780071597630

Edition: 3rd 2009

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Book details

List price: $119.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 4/14/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 885
Size: 6.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Roger L. Brockenbrough, P.E.is an engineering consultant involved in the development of technical information to facilitate improved designs. He is the editor ofStructural Steel Designer’s Handbookand the previous edition of this book. He is a member of the AISC Specifications Committee, Chair of the AISI Committee on Specifications for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction, member of the ASTM Committee on Corrugated Steel Pipe Specifications, and a Fellow and Life Member of ASCE.

Contributors
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Factors for Conversion to SI Units of Measurement
Environmental Issues
Environmental Issues Affecting Highway Projects
Federal Requirements Governing Transportation Planning and the Environment
National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA)
Federal Requirements Governing Resource-Specific Environmental Aspects
Lead-Based Paint Removal
Resource Recovery and Use of Waste Material
Highway Location, Design, and Traffic
Transportation Development Process
Geometric Design
Cross-Section Design
Intersection Design
Interchange Ramp Design
Collector-Distributor Roads
Multilane Ramp and Roadway Terminals and Transitions
Service Roads
Access to Public Roads
Driveway Design
The Cost of Congestion
Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems
High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes
Highway Construction Plans
References
Pavement Design and Rehabilitation
Rigid Pavement
Flexible Pavement
Composite Pavement (Overlays)
Development of AASHTO Pavement Design Equations
Parameters for AASHTO Pavement Design
Rigid Pavement Design Procedure
Flexible Pavement Design Procedure
Pavement Management
Methods of Pavement Rehabilitation
Pavement Preventive Maintenance
Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Pavements
Reference Material
Bridge Engineering
Client-Consultant Relationship
Aesthetic Considerations
Bridge Design Specifications
Bridge Geometries
Basic Bridge Materials
Bridge Deck Materials and Systems
Concrete Bridge Deck Design
Concrete Bridge Deck Construction
Concrete Bridge Deck Protection
Deck Surfaces and Deck Overlays
Selection of Materials for Main Superstructure Members
Corrosion Protection of New Steel Bridges
Weathering Steel
Deflection and Expansion Joints
Continuity and Jointless Bridges
Characteristics and Selection of Bridge Types
Determination of Span Lengths
Bridge Widening and Rehabilitation
Repainting of Existing Bridges
Deck Drainage
Bridge Bearings
Provision for Inspection of New Bridges
Scour
Seismic Design
Culverts, Drainage, and Replacements for Bridges
Hydrology
Design of Open Channels
Fundamentals of Open-Channel Flow
Design of Roadway Drainage
Hydraulic Design of Culverts
Culvert Types and Materials
Culvert Service Life
Structural Design of Drainage Pipes
Replacements for Bridges
Construction Methods
Inspection
Rehabilitation
Safety Systems
Concepts and Benefits of Roadside Safety
Application of Clear Zone Concept to Slope and Drainage Design
Sign and Luminaire Supports and Similar Features
Warrants for Roadside Barriers
Characteristics of Roadside Barriers
Selection of Roadside Barriers
Placement of Roadside Barriers
Upgrading Roadside Barrier Systems
Median Barriers
Placement of Barriers on Sloped Medians
Bridge Railings and Transitions
Barrier End Treatments and Crash Cushions
Signing and Roadway Lighting
Signing
Traffic Signing Needs
Crashworthy Concerns of Roadside Features
Design of Single-Mount Sign Supports
Slip Base Designs
Design of Multiple-Mount Sign Supports
Maintenance and Construction of Sign Supports
Fastening Sign Blanks on Single-Sign-Support Systems
Multiple-Sign-Mount Installation
Fastening Sign Blanks on Multiple-Sign-Support Systems
Guidelines for Multiple-Sign-Support Construction
Sign Vandalism Problems and Countermeasures
Maintenance of Traffic Signs
References on Signing
Roadway Lighting
Benefits and Fundamentals of Lighting
Facility and Area Classifications
Freeway Lighting Considerations
Streets and Highways Other Than Freeways
Tunnel Lighting
Roadway Rest Areas
Analytical Approach to Lighting Warrants
Types of Luminaires
High Mast Lighting
Roadside Safety
Pole Types
Electrical Hazard
Foundations
Bases
Construction Considerations
Acceptance Tests
Maintenance Considerations
Impact Performance Criteria
Structural Design
References on Lighting
Retaining Walls
Earth Retaining Wall Classification
Earth Pressure Considerations and Determination
Foundation Investigations and Soils Analysis
Rigid Retaining Walls
Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls
Nongravity Cantilevered Wall Design
Anchored Wall Design
Soil Nailed Structures
Prefabricated Modular Walls
MSE Bridge Abutment Walls
Reference Material
Noise Barriers
Acoustical Concepts
Acoustical Standards and Design
Types of Noise Barriers
Noise Barrier Selection
Aesthetics
Safety Considerations
Maintenance Considerations
Project Development Steps
Structural Design
Foundation Design
Construction
Value Engineering and Life Cycle Cost
FHWA Role in Value Engineering
AASHTO Role in Value Engineering
Value Engineering Job Plan Concept
Value Engineering Job Plan Detail
Fast Diagramming and the Job Plan
Cost Model
Worth Model
Considerations in Life Cycle Cost Analysis
Categories of Costs
Methods of Calculation
Examples of Successful VE Highway Studies
Index
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