Transportation Engineering, Volume I covers the undergraduate curriculum in Highway Engineering and caters to the needs of civil engineering courses offered by technical universities across India. The book cites and specifies the latest IRC and IS codes, including the special publications, in its discussion of current highway engineering practices and testing specifications used in India while guiding the student through all the prescribed topics with clarity and academic rigour. With several fully solved problems and chapter-end exercises for practice, the book focuses on enabling the student to perform well in examinations, while also going into the details to drive home core concepts.
C Venkatramaiah has over four decades of teaching experience in a wide variety of subjects in civil engineering. He retired as professor of civil engineering from S V University College of Engineering, Tirupati. He obtained his BE degree from Andhra University, MSc (Engineering) from Madras University, and PhD from IIT Madras. He has authored books in the areas of geotechnical engineering, surveying, engineering mechanics and structural analysis.