Transportation Engineering

ransportation engineering is the application of technology and scientific principles to the planning, functional design, operation and management of facilities for any mode of transportation in order to provide for the safe, efficient, rapid, comfortable, convenient, economical, and environmentally compatible movement of people and goods (transport). It is a sub-discipline of civil engineering and of industrial engineering.

Things You didn’t Know Chaotianmen Bridge – World Record Steel Arch Bridge

Chaotianmen Bridge - World Record Steel Arch Bridge

Things You didn’t Know about Chaotianmen Bridge – World Record Steel Arch Bridge The Chaotianmen Bridge is built across the Yangtze River, Chongqing, China. The total length of the main bridge and both west and east approaches is 1741 m,…
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The Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon (1998) – Longest Bridge in the World (08/10)

Vasco da Gama bridge

The Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon (1998) – Longest Bridge in the World (08/10) Summary – total length of 17.2 km (10.7 mi) – cable-stayed bridge flanked by viaducts – Height 155 m (509 ft) – Longest span 420m –…
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The Confederation Bridge , Canada – Longest Bridge in the World (10/10)

The Confederation Bridge , Canada

The Confederation Bridge, Canada – Longest Bridges in the World “The longest bridge in the world over ice-forming waters.” Summary – length : 12.9 km – multi-span beam bridge with Post-Tensioned concrete box girder – bridge rests on 62 piers…
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Application of Zycosil soil on pavements

ZYCOSIL soil on pavements

Application of Zycosil soil on pavements Submitted by  Ashraf K Zycosil is new generation of nanotechnology, which has been developed for waterproofing and has UV resistance, thermal resistance, and an ability to withstand the wind erosion due to its nano-size…
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Pavement Design in Road Construction – Design Parameters

Pavement Design

Pavement Design in Road Construction BY Kiran Biradar Introduction Pavement design is the major component in the road construction. Nearly one-third or one-half of the total cost of construction , so careful consideration should be taken in design of pavement….
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Various Landing Aids in Aviation

ILS system configuration

Various Landing Aids in Aviation Landing aids can be Any flashing light, radio beacon, communicating device or radar device or any system of such devices for helping aircraft in an approach and landing. Used to guide a pilot to the…
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Ballast Specification for High Axle Load & High Speed ≥ 250kmph – Seminar

Typical Cross Sections Of High Speed Tracks With Sub-ballast

Ballast Specification For High Axle Load & High Speed ≥ 250kmph submitted by PONAMALA RAVI KUMAR Introduction Indian Railway has embarked upon ambitious modernization plan to improve the carrying capacity of the existing network besides construction of dedicated Freight Corridors….
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Bituminous Ballast & Applications in Railway Construction

Bituminous Ballast & Applications in Railway Construction

Bituminous Ballast & Applications in Railway Construction Bituminous Ballast Bituminous ballast consists of mixture of aggregate and bitumen. The mineral aggregate varies from very fine dust (filler) to a maximum particle size, which is usually around 40 mm. By varying…
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