Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

Exercise :: Highway Engineering - Section 3
6.
The correct formula for calculating superelevation for the hill roads, is

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

7.
The inventor of road making as a building science, was

A.
Sully B.
Tresguet C.
Telford D.
Macadam.

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

8.
An upgrade g _{1} % is followed by a downgrade g _{2} %. The equation of the parabolic curve of length L to be introduced, is given by

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

9.
Area of steel required per metre width of pavement for a length of 20 m for design wheel load 6300 kg and permissible stress in steel 1400 kg/cm^{2} , is

A.
70 kg/sq cm B.
80 kg/sq cm C.
90 kg/sq cm D.
100 kg/sq cm

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

10.
Design of horizontal curves on highways, is based on

A.
design speed of vehicles B.
permissible friction on the road surface C.
permissible centrifugal ratio D.
permissible maximum super-elevation E.
all the above.

Answer: Option E

Explanation: