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- Full title: Traffic and Highway Engineering, Enhanced SI Edition, 5th Edition
- Edition: 5th
- Copyright year: 2020
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Nicholas J. Garber; Lester A. Hoel
- ISBN: 9780357111789, 9780357111789
- Format: PDF
Description of Traffic and Highway Engineering, Enhanced SI Edition, 5th Edition:
Gain unique insights into all facets of today’s traffic and highway engineering with the enhanced edition of Garber and Hoel’s best-selling TRAFFIC AND HIGHWAY ENGINEERING, SI Edition, 5th Edition. This edition initially highlights the pivotal role that transportation plays in today’s society. Readers examine employment opportunities that transportation creates, its historical impact and the influences of transportation on modern daily life. This comprehensive approach offers an accurate understanding of the field with emphasis on some of transportation’s distinctive challenges. Later chapters focus on specific issues facing today’s transportation engineers to prepare readers to overcome common obstacles in the field. Worked problems, diagrams and tables, reference materials and meaningful examples clearly demonstrate how to apply and build upon the transportation engineering principles presented.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of Traffic and Highway Engineering, Enhanced SI Edition, 5th Edition PDF ebook:
ContentsPrefacePreface to the SI EditionAbout the AuthorsDigital ResourcesPart 1: IntroductionChapter 1: The Profession of Transportation1.1 Importance of Transportation1.2 Transportation History1.3 Transportation Employment1.4 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 2: Transportation Systems and Organizations2.1 Developing a Transportation System2.2 Modes of Transportation2.3 Transportation Organizations2.4 SummaryProblemsReferencesPart 2: Traffic OperationsChapter 3: Characteristics of the Driver, the Pedestrian, the Bicyclist, the Vehicle, and the Road3.1 Driver Characteristics3.2 Perception-Reaction Process3.3 Older Drivers’ Characteristics3.4 Pedestrian Characteristics3.5 Bicyclists and Bicycles Characteristics3.6 Vehicle Characteristics3.7 Road Characteristics3.8 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 4: Traffic Engineering Studies4.1 Spot Speed Studies4.2 Volume Studies4.3 Methods for Conducting Spot Speed and Volume Studies4.4 Presentation and Analysis of Spot Speed Data4.5 Types of Volume Counts and Analysis of Volume Data4.6 Travel Time and Delay Studies4.7 Parking Studies4.8 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 5: Highway Safety5.1 Issues Involved in Transportation Safety5.2 Strategic Highway Safety Plans5.3 Performance Measures5.4 Computational Procedures for Safety Effectiveness Evaluation Methods5.5 Crash Patterns5.6 Effectiveness of Safety Design Features5.7 Safety Effectiveness of Some Commonly Used Highway Design Features5.8 Safety Effects of Pedestrian Facilities5.9 Safety Effects of Traffic Calming Strategies5.10 Safety Impact of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)5.11 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 6: Fundamental Principles of Traffic Flow6.1 Traffic Flow Elements6.2 Flow-Density Relationships6.3 Shock Waves in Traffic Streams6.4 Gap and Gap Acceptance6.5 Introduction to Queuing Theory6.6 SummaryProblemsChapter 7: Intersection Design7.1 Types of at-Grade Intersections7.2 Design Principles for at-Grade Intersections7.3 Design of Railroad Grade Crossings7.4 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 8: Intersection Control8.1 General Concepts of Traffic Control8.2 Conflict Points at Intersections8.3 Types of Intersection Control8.4 Signal Timing for Different Color Indications8.5 Freeway Ramps8.6 Evaluation and Optimization of Intersection Timing Plans8.7 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 9: Capacity and Level of Service for Highway Segments9.1 Freeways9.2 Multilane Highways9.3 Two-Lane Highways9.4 Summary9.5 ProblemsReferenceChapter 9 Appendix: TablesChapter 10: Capacity and Level of Service at Signalized Intersections10.1 Definitions of Some Common Terms10.2 Analysis Levels and Performance Measures for Level of Service at Signalized Intersections10.3 Level of Service Criteria at Signalized Intersections10.4 Methodology of Operational Analysis for the Automobile Mode10.5 Computation of Pedestrian and Bicycle Factors (fLpb, fRpb) for Right- and Left-Turn Movements f10.6 Computation of Pedestrians and Bicycles Factor (fLpb), for Protected or Protected-Permitted Lef10.7 Determination of Lane Group Adjusted Saturation Flow Rate10.8 Lane Group Capacity10.9 Level of Service Computation for Pedestrian Mode10.10 Level of Service for Bicycle Mode10.11 Quick Estimation Method (QEM)10.12 Field Determination of Saturation Flow10.13 SummaryProblemsReferencesPart 3: Transportation PlanningChapter 11: The Transportation Planning Process11.1 Basic Elements of Transportation Planning11.2 Transportation Planning Institutions11.3 Urban Transportation Planning11.4 Forecasting Travel11.5 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 12: Forecasting Travel Demand12.1 Demand Forecasting Approaches12.2 Trip Generation12.3 Trip Distribution12.4 Mode Choice12.5 Traffic Assignment12.6 Other Methods for Forecasting Demand12.7 Estimating Freight Demand12.8 Traffic Impact Studies12.9 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 13: Evaluating Transportation Alternatives13.1 Basic Issues in Evaluation13.2 Evaluation Based on Economic Criteria13.3 Evaluation Based on Multiple Criteria13.4 SummaryProblemsReferencesPart 4: Location, Geometrics, and DrainageChapter 14: Highway Surveys and Location14.1 Principles of Highway Location14.2 Highway Survey Methods14.3 Highway Earthwork and Final Plans14.4 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 15: Geometric Design of Highway Facilities15.1 Factors Influencing Highway Design15.2 Design of the Alignment15.3 Special Facilities for Heavy Vehicles on Steep Grades15.4 Bicycle Facilities15.5 Parking Facilities15.6 Computer Use in Geometric Design15.7 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 16: Highway Drainage16.1 Surface Drainage16.2 Highway Drainage Structures16.3 Sediment and Erosion Control16.4 Hydrologic Considerations16.5 Unit Hydrographs16.6 Hydraulic Design of Highway Drainage Structures16.7 Subsurface Drainage16.8 SummaryProblemsReferencesAdditional ReadingPart 5: Materials and PavementsChapter 17: Soil Engineering for Highway Design17.1 Soil Characteristics17.2 Basic Engineering Properties of Soils17.3 Classification of Soils for Highway Use17.4 Soil Surveys for Highway Construction17.5 Soil Compaction17.6 Special Soil Tests for Pavement Design17.7 Frost Action in Soils17.8 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 18: Bituminous Materials18.1 Sources of Asphalt18.2 Description and Uses of Bituminous Binders18.3 Properties of Asphalt Materials18.4 Tests for Asphalt Materials18.5 Asphalt Mixtures18.6 Superpave Systems18.7 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 19: Design of Flexible Highway Pavements19.1 Structural Components of a Flexible Pavement19.2 Soil Stabilization19.3 General Principles of Flexible Pavement Design19.4 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 20: Design of Rigid Pavements20.1 Materials Used in Rigid Pavements20.2 Joints in Concrete Pavements20.3 Types of Rigid Highway Pavements20.4 Pumping of Rigid Pavements20.5 Stresses in Rigid Pavements20.6 Thickness Design of Rigid Pavements20.7 SummaryProblemsReferencesChapter 21: Pavement Management21.1 Problems of Highway Rehabilitation21.2 Methods for Determining Roadway Condition21.3 Pavement Condition Prediction21.4 Pavement Rehabilitation21.5 Pavement Rehabilitation Programming21.6 GIS and Pavement Management21.7 SummaryProblemsReferencesAppendix A: Critical Values for the Student’s t and X2 DistributionsAppendix B: Developing Equations for Computing Regression CoefficientsAppendix C: Fitting Speed and Density Data for Example 6.3 to the Greenshields Model Using ExcelAppendix D: An Example of Level of Service Determination Using HCS 2010Appendix E: Metric Conversion Factors for Highway Geometric DesignIndex