CE6504 highway engineering previous year question papers
B.E-civil engineering,third year 5th semester CE6504 highway engineering previous year question papers for the regulation 2013.
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• To give an overview about the highway engineering with respect to, planning, design, construction and maintenance of highways as per IRC standards, specifications and methods.
UNIT I HIGHWAY PLANNING AND ALIGNMENT
Significance of highway planning – Modal limitations towards sustainability – History of road development in India – Classification of highways – Locations and functions – Factors influencing highway alignment – Soil suitability analysis – Road ecology – Engineering surveys for alignment, objectives, conventional and modern methods.
UNIT II GEOMETRIC DESIGN OF HIGHWAYS
Typical cross sections of Urban and Rural roads –– Cross sectional elements – Sight distances –
Horizontal curves, Super elevation, transition curves, widening at curves – Vertical curves –
Gradients, Special consideration for hill roads – Hairpin bends – Lateral and vertical clearance at underpasses.
UNIT III DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE AND RIGID PAVEMENTS
Design principles – pavement components and their role – Design practice for flexible and rigid Pavements (IRC methods only) – Embankments .
UNIT IV HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND PRACTICE
Highway construction materials, properties, testing methods – CBR Test for subgrade – tests on aggregate & bitumen – Construction practice including modern materials and methods, Bituminous and Concrete road construction, Polymer modified bitumen, Recycling, Different materials – Glass, Fiber, Plastic, Geo-Textiles, Geo-Membrane (problem not included) – Quality control measures – Highway drainage –– Construction machineries.
UNIT V EVALUATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PAVEMENTS 8
Pavement distress in flexible and rigid pavements – Pavement Management Systems – Pavement evaluation, roughness, present serviceability index, skid resistance, structural evaluation, evaluation by deflection measurements – Strengthening of pavements –Types of maintenance – Highway Project formulation.
CE6504 highway engineering previous year question papers for the regulation 2013