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Geometric design (Esdg)

Definition
Highway design that deals with dimensions and relationships of such features as alignments, profiles, grades, sight distances, clearances, and slopes; as distinguished from structural design which is concerned with thickness, composition of materials, and load-carrying capacity. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Design methods (Esd)
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Computer aided design (Esdb)
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Redundancy (Esdr)
Systems engineering (Esds)
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Wind resistant design (Esdw)