ATextbook of Highway Engineering explains the fundamental concepts and principles of highway engineering in a straightforward manner. It covers topics related to the geometric design of highways. Various test methods/principles related to characterisation of pavement materials are discussed. Different aspects of structural maintenance evaluation of flexible and rigid pavements are presented with a focus on recent evaluation practices using the falling weight deflectometer and the dynamic cone penetrometer.
Dr R Srinivasa Kumar is an assistant professor at University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad. He has worked as a member of the State Technical Authority (STA) for the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), Rural Roads Project. He has conducted various training programmes as a member of the Coordination Committee at the Department of Civil Engineering, IT, Banaras Hindu University.