A transportation system may be defined as consisting of the fixed facilities, the flow entities, and the control system that permit people and goods  to overcome the friction  of geographical space efficiently in  order to participate in a timely manner ...

Los Angeles Abrasion Resistance Test is a common test carried out on aggregates for measuring their resistance towards abrasion and toughness. Abrasion is known as process of scraping or wearing something away, technically speaking; abrasion in geology is the mechanical ...

Concrete pavements have been used for highways, airports, streets, local roads, parking lots, industrial facilities, and other types of infrastructure. When properly designed and built out of durable materials, concrete pavements can provide many decades of service with little or ...

Reinforcement in the form of steel or synthetic strips called geo-strips are placed within an embankment, containing soil in various layers compacted mechanically; the granular material of embankment is linked by means of friction. The embankment becomes a self supporting ...

Transportation Engineering is one of a significant part of infrastructure engineering and Civil Engineering. The progress of any country can be judged easily by the quality of standards employed in transportation engineering. With the advancement of technology and employing the ...

Highway construction can be characterized by large right-of-way having length of considerable amount. Due to this, Highway materials are needed in large quantum. Depending upon the type of highway pavement, flexible or rigid the highway material required for highway construction ...

Transportation system of any country dictates the extent and level of the infrastructure.  The efficiency of transportation system enhances the movement of masses which in turn makes the country grow socially and economically.  @import url(http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Oswald:700); Transportation engineer has to very ...

The word Fatigue means repetitive action of loads, thus fatigue cracking by names means cracking due to the repetition of loads. As the pavement is subjected to number of vehicles of different sizes and loads the stress keeps on pilling ...

Designation (Number): B.S. 812: Part 112: 1990. Scope: -Testing coarse aggregates for resistance to Impact Aggregates: -combination of sand, gravel, crushed stone, or other material of mineral composition-Natural aggregates taken from quarries (natural deposits)-Manufactured aggregates include blast furnace slag, clay ...

This report presents guidance on the application of geometric design criteria to facilities functionally classified as local roads and streets. The report is subdivided into sections on rural roads, urban streets. A local road or street serves primarily to provide ...