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Introduction | p. 1 |
The Profession of Transportation | p. 3 |
Importance of Transportation | p. 3 |
Transportation History | p. 6 |
Transportation Employment | p. 16 |
Summary | p. 23 |
Problems | p. 24 |
References | p. 25 |
Transportation Systems and Organizations | p. 27 |
Developing a Transportation System | p. 27 |
Modes of Transportation | p. 34 |
Transportation Organizations | p. 47 |
Summary | p. 51 |
Problems | p. 52 |
References | p. 54 |
Traffic Operations | p. 55 |
Characteristics of the Driver, the Pedestrian, the Vehicle, and the Road | p. 57 |
Driver Characteristics | p. 58 |
Perception-Reaction Process | p. 60 |
Older Drivers' Characteristics | p. 61 |
Pedestrian Characteristics | p. 62 |
Bicyclists and Bicycles Characteristics | p. 62 |
Vehicle Characteristics | p. 63 |
Road Characteristics | p. 88 |
Summary | p. 93 |
Problems | p. 95 |
References | p. 98 |
Traffic Engineering Studies | p. 99 |
Spot Speed Studies | p. 100 |
Volume Studies | p. 115 |
Travel Time and Delay Studies | p. 133 |
Parking Studies | p. 139 |
Summary | p. 146 |
Problems | p. 147 |
References | p. 150 |
Highway Safety | p. 151 |
Issues Involved in Transportation Safety | p. 152 |
Strategic Highway Safety Plans | p. 154 |
Effectiveness of Safety Design Features | p. 190 |
Summary | p. 208 |
Problems | p. 208 |
References | p. 212 |
Fundamental Principles of Traffic Flow | p. 213 |
Traffic Flow Elements | p. 213 |
Flow-Density Relationships | p. 218 |
Shock Waves in Traffic Streams | p. 230 |
Gap and Gap Acceptance | p. 243 |
Introduction to Queuing Theory | p. 249 |
Summary | p. 258 |
Problems | p. 258 |
Intersection Design | p. 265 |
Types of At-Grade Intersections | p. 266 |
Design Principles for At-Grade Intersections | p. 276 |
Design of Railroad Grade Crossings | p. 314 |
Summary | p. 320 |
Problems | p. 322 |
References | p. 325 |
Intersection Control | p. 327 |
General Concepts of Traffic Control | p. 327 |
Conflict Points at Intersections | p. 331 |
Types of Intersection Control | p. 332 |
Signal Timing for Different Color Indications | p. 342 |
Freeway Ramps | p. 373 |
Summary | p. 378 |
Problems | p. 378 |
References | p. 380 |
Capacity and Level of Service for Highway Segments | p. 381 |
Two-Lane Highways | p. 382 |
Freeways | p. 406 |
Multilane Highways | p. 424 |
Summary | p. 430 |
Problems | p. 431 |
References | p. 434 |
Tables | p. 434 |
Capacity and Level of Service at Signalized Intersections | p. 457 |
Definitions of Some Common Terms | p. 457 |
Level of Service at Signalized Intersections | p. 460 |
Summary | p. 528 |
Problems | p. 528 |
References | p. 533 |
Tables | p. 534 |
Transportation Planning | p. 549 |
The Transportation Planning Process | p. 551 |
Basic Elements of Transportation Planning | p. 552 |
Transportation Planning Institutions | p. 562 |
Urban Transportation Planning | p. 566 |
Forecasting Travel | p. 574 |
Summary | p. 586 |
Problems | p. 587 |
References | p. 588 |
Forecasting Travel Demand | p. 591 |
Demand Forecasting Approaches | p. 591 |
Trip Generation | p. 593 |
Trip Distribution | p. 603 |
Mode Choice | p. 613 |
Traffic Assignment | p. 625 |
Other Methods for Forecasting Demand | p. 633 |
Estimating Freight Demand | p. 637 |
Traffic Impact Studies | p. 638 |
Summary | p. 644 |
Problems | p. 645 |
References | p. 652 |
Evaluating Transportation Alternatives | p. 653 |
Basic Issues in Evaluation | p. 653 |
Evaluation Based on Economic Criteria | p. 657 |
Evaluation Based on Multiple Criteria | p. 669 |
Summary | p. 684 |
Problems | p. 684 |
References | p. 689 |
Location, Geometrics, and Drainage | p. 691 |
Highway Surveys and Location | p. 693 |
Principles of Highway Location | p. 693 |
Highway Survey Methods | p. 701 |
Highway Earthwork and Final Plans | p. 723 |
Summary | p. 731 |
Problems | p. 733 |
References | p. 734 |
Geometric Design of Highway Facilities | p. 737 |
Factors Influencing Highway Design | p. 738 |
Design of the Alignment | p. 754 |
Special Facilities for Heavy Vehicles on Steep Grades | p. 790 |
Bicycle Facilities | p. 791 |
Parking Facilities | p. 796 |
Computer Use in Geometric Design | p. 801 |
Summary | p. 802 |
Problems | p. 802 |
References | p. 805 |
Highway Drainage | p. 807 |
Surface Drainage | p. 807 |
Highway Drainage Structures | p. 809 |
Sediment and Erosion Control | p. 811 |
Hydrologic Considerations | p. 813 |
Unit Hydrographs | p. 826 |
Hydraulic Design of Highway Drainage Structures | p. 827 |
Subsurface Drainage | p. 870 |
Economic Analysis | p. 889 |
Summary | p. 889 |
Problems | p. 889 |
References | p. 891 |
Additional Readings | p. 892 |
Materials and Pavements | p. 893 |
Soil Engineering for Highway Design | p. 895 |
Soil Characteristics | p. 895 |
Basic Engineering Properties of Soils | p. 899 |
Classification of Soils for Highway Use | p. 907 |
Soil Surveys for Highway Construction | p. 917 |
Soil Compaction | p. 922 |
Special Soil Tests for Pavement Design | p. 932 |
Frost Action in Soils | p. 936 |
Summary | p. 937 |
Problems | p. 937 |
References | p. 914 |
Bituminous Materials | p. 943 |
Sources of Asphalt | p. 943 |
Description and Uses of Bituminous Binders | p. 946 |
Properties of Asphalt Materials | p. 949 |
Tests for Asphalt Materials | p. 953 |
Asphalt Mixtures | p. 969 |
Superpave Systems | p. 992 |
Summary | p. 1019 |
Problems | p. 1019 |
References | p. 1022 |
Design of Flexible Pavements | p. 1025 |
Structural Components of a Flexible Pavement | p. 1025 |
Soil Stabilization | p. 1027 |
General Principles of Flexible Pavement Design | p. 1032 |
Summary | p. 1070 |
Problems | p. 1070 |
References | p. 1073 |
Design of Rigid Pavements | p. 1075 |
Materials Used in Rigid Pavements | p. 1076 |
Joints in Concrete Pavements | p. 1081 |
Types of Rigid Highway Pavements | p. 1083 |
Pumping of Rigid Pavements | p. 1084 |
Stresses in Rigid Pavements | p. 1085 |
Thickness Design of Rigid Pavements | p. 1093 |
Summary | p. 1129 |
Problems | p. 1129 |
References | p. 1131 |
Pavement Management | p. 1133 |
Problems of Highway Rehabilitation | p. 1133 |
Methods for Determining Roadway Condition | p. 1136 |
Pavement Condition Prediction | p. 1151 |
Pavement Rehabilitation | p. 1160 |
Pavement Rehabilitation Programming | p. 1162 |
GIS and Pavement Management | p. 1172 |
Summary | p. 1174 |
Problems | p. 1174 |
References | p. 1176 |
Appendixes | p. 1177 |
Index | p. 1207 |
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