Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Highway Engineering

Edited by Hamid Yaghoubi

Iran Maglev Technology (IMT)

Highway engineering is an engineering discipline branching from civil engineering that involves the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of roads, bridges, and tunnels to ensure safe and effective transportation of people and goods. The book Highway Engineering includes the main topics and the basic principles of highway engineering and provides the full scope of current information necessary for effective and cost-conscious contemporary highway. The book reflects new engineering and building developments, the most current design methods, as well as the latest industry standards and policies. This book provides a comprehensive overview of significant characteristics for highway engineering. It highlights recent advancements, requirements, and improvements and details the latest techniques in the global market. Highway Engineering contains a collection of the latest research developments on highway engineering. This book comprehensively covers the basic theory and practice in sufficient depth to provide a solid grounding to highway engineers. This book helps readers maximize effectiveness in all facets of highway engineering. This professional book as a credible source and a valuable reference can be very applicable and useful for all professors, researchers, engineers, practicing professionals, trainee practitioners, students, and others interested in highway projects.

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Highway EngineeringEdited by Hamid Yaghoubi

Published: December 6th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68229

ISBN: 978-953-51-3670-5

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3669-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4582-0

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

7562 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

7 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations


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1. Reserve Capacity Model for Optimizing Traffic Signal Timings with an Equity Constraint

By Ozgur Baskan and Cenk Ozan


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2. Effects on the Design of Transport Systems of Pedestrian Dynamics

By İlker Erkan


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3. Analysis of Highway Acceleration in Regard to Cargo Security

By Martin Vlkovský


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4. Joint Road Safety Analysis in Open Roads and Tunnels

By Carlo Polidori, Adewole Adesiyun, Antonio Avenoso, Kallistratos Dionelis, Liljana Cela, Christophe Nicodème and Thierry Goger


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5. Empowering Added Value in Highway Project: A Strategy to Improve the Feasibility

By Mohammed Ali Berawi


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6. Nondestructive Tests in Highway Engineering

By Gunawan Handayani


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