This publication gives a rational conception of the principles governing the design of vertical curves on roads. Giving an introduction to the purpose and types of vertical curves, practical design of vertical curves has been discussed with examples. Gradient, design speed and sight distance on roads in various terrain conditions are considered and lengths of vertical curves are calculated. (TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Indian Roads Congress

    Jamnagar House, Shahjahan Road
    New Delhi,   India  110 011
  • Publication Date: 1983-12

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 47 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 23

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00394649
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Spec. Pub.
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1985 12:00AM