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Handbook of road technology

Author: M G Lay
Publisher: London ; New York : Spon, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Covers various aspects of the technology of roads and road transport, and urban and rural road technology. This title begins with the preliminary construction procedures; from road planning policies  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M G Lay
ISBN: 9780415472654 0415472652 9780203892534 0203892534
OCLC Number: 244063657
Description: 933 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Definitions --
History of roads --
The management of roads --
Road needs --
Road location --
Residential streets --
Pavement materials --
Water in pavements --
Stabilisation --
Pavement design --
Bituminous pavements --
Drainage --
Pavement performance --
Bridges --
Driver behaviour --
Traffic flow and capacity --
Speeds --
Road geometry --
Intersections --
Traffic signs --
Pavement markings --
Traffic signals --
Lighting --
Construction --Maintenance --
Road vehicles --
Safety --
Road user costs and charges --
Road transport --
Transport planning --
Environmental factors --
Peripheral technologies.
Responsibility: M.G. Lay.
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"Widely considered to be the single most comprehensive and informative road technology reference text." - Highway Engineering in Australia "A fully revised edition..." - Transport and Road Update Read more...

 
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