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Relationships between physiographic units and highway design factors

Matthew W. Witczak

Relationships between physiographic units and highway design factors

by Matthew W. Witczak

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Published by Highway Research Board, National Research Council in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Roads -- Design and construction.,
    • Aggregates (Building materials) -- United States.,
    • Soils -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Matthew W. Witczak.
      SeriesNational Cooperative Highway Research Program. Report, 132, Report (National Cooperative Highway Research Program) ;, 132.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTE7 .N25 no. 132, TE175 .N25 no. 132
      The Physical Object
      Pagination161 p.
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5289697M
      ISBN 100309020174
      LC Control Number72009479

      Figure An Analogy Between Structural Design and Computer Program Development Process (Reprinted with permission from E.H. Gaylord and C. N. Gaylord, eds., Structural Engineering Handbook, 2nd Ed., McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, ) The basic approach to design relies on decomposition and integration. Studied relationship between price of land and accessibility to activity centers – Alonso Studied relationship between rent and transportation availability – Cervero Studied 2-way relationships between transportation and land-use – Parsons (NCHRP Report A) Summarized land-use impacts of highway and transit investments.

      physiographic factor: Any of the factors, apart from *climatic, *biotic, and *edaphic factors, that affect the prevailing conditions within a habitat and the distribution of the plants and animals. Such factors include the topography of the area, altitude, drainage conditions, degree of erosion, slope of the land, etc. relationship between the amount of precipitation on a drainage basin and the amount of runoff from the basin is complex. There is not enough data available on the factors influencing the rainfall–runoff relationship to expect exact solutions. Compounding this problem is the significant variation in the amount of.

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