These notes have been taken from various students and teachers of prestigious institutes & carefully compiled to make the best notes for GATE preparation. These notes are very nicely written in good handwriting to help student easily grasp the concept and become able to solve the Gate problems.
Transportation Infrastructure: Highway alignment and engineering surveys; Geometric
design of highways - cross-sectional elements, sight distances, horizontal and vertical
alignments; Geometric design of railway track; Airport runway length, taxiway and exit
Highway Pavements: Highway materials - desirable properties and quality control tests;
Design of bituminous paving mixes; Design factors for flexible and rigid pavements; Design
of flexible pavement using IRC: 37-2012; Design of rigid pavements using IRC: 58-2011;
Distresses in concrete pavements.
Traffic Engineering: Traffic studies on flow, speed, travel time - delay and O-D study, PCU,
peak hour factor, parking study, accident study and analysis, statistical analysis of traffic
data; Microscopic and macroscopic parameters of traffic flow, fundamental
relationships; Control devices, signal design by Webster’s method; Types of intersections
and channelization; Highway capacity and level of service of rural highways and urban