Monday, 16 July 2018

Classification of Terrain || Highway Engineering||

Classification of Terrains(Types of Terrain)

a)Plain Terrain:-

The area of country having cross slope varying from 0% to 10% is known as plan terrain.

b)Rolling Terrain:-

The area of country having cross slope varying from 10% to 25% is known as rolling terrain.

c)Mountainous Terrain:-

The are of country having slope varying from 25% to 60% is known as mountainous terrain.

d)Steep Terrain:-

The area of country having cross slope greater than 60% is called steep terrain.