Design Of Road Pavement Linking Federal Secretariat Industrial Centre And Mass Communication Department (Imt Campus Iii) Enugu

DESIGN OF ROAD PAVEMENT LINKING FEDERAL SECRETARIAT INDUSTRIAL CENTRE AND MASS COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT (IMT CAMPUS III) ENUGU
ABSTRACT
This thesis on a project undertaken by the author is aimed at providing explanation of the basic theory of the  work of road design and its associated activities also, to cover practical methods of working.
In pursuit of the meaningful completion this project a lot of investigation was embarked with principles and practice of road construction. The total distance of route was determined and stations established bearing in mind the intervisibility of the stations.
Leveling was carried out to obtain information on the profile of the route for proper earthwork knowledge which theodolite traversing was carried out to obtain the plan and horizontal alignment of the route
Soil analysis, gave the proper constitute of the soil which was also carried out  to and in the pavement design. Therefore the pavement design of the route was abased on the results obtained from the soil analysis using the CBR method.
TABLE CONTENTS
Approval page
Dedication
Abstract
Acknowledgement
Table of content
CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
1.1  Relevance of project
1.2  Site inspection
1.3  Evolution of road network in nigeria
1.4  Motor vehicle characteristic that affects road design data
1.5  Drivers and their characteristics
1.6  Reconnaissance survey
1.6.1Chain survey
1.6.2Station marking
1.7  Factors Affecting Choice Of Station
CHAPTER TWO
THEODOLITE TRANSVERSING OF THE ROAD CONTROL
2.1  Definitions
2.2  Thetheodolite
2.3  Theodorite adjustment
2.3.1Temporary adjustment
2.3.2Permanent adjustment
2.4  Procedure for theodolite traversing
2.5Materials used for the theodolte traversinging
CHAPTER THREE
PROJECT FIELD LEVELING WORK
3.1  Leveling
3.2  Profile leveling
3.3  Cross leveling
3.4  Objectives of leveling
3.5  Instruments used in leveling
3.6  Temporary adjustment of leveling instrument
3.7  Definition of some leveling terminologies
3.8  Leveling book
3.9  Earthwork computation
3.9.1Method
CHAPTER FOUR
SOIL ANALYSIS
4.1  Collection and preliminary preparation of samples
4.2  Mechanical analysis
4.3  Atterberg/consistency limit tests
4.3.1Liquid limit test
4.3.2Plastic limit test
4.4  Compaction test
4.5  The California bearing ratio (cbr) test
4.6  Pavement design using cbr
CHAPTER FIVE
GEOMETRIC ELEMENTS DESIGN
5.1  Basic design parameters
5.1.1Design speed
5.1.2Gradient
5.1.3Sight distance
5.2  Curve design
5.3  Curve parameters and formula used, in designing of horizontal curves
5.4  Vertical curve design
5.5  Cross sectional elements of the road
5.6  Brief description on stages of work and equipment used n road constriction
5.7  Summary and conclusion
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