Abstract

In highway construction, design aspects and quality aspects are of utmost importance since they affect the whole highway project in terms of cost, time and satisfaction of client and durability of constructed highway. In the present study, an attempt is made to develop an Android Application for design and quality control of highway construction. Before developing the application, a questionnaire was conducted to freeze the important quality control checks at site that have to be included in the application. The data collected from this questionnaire was then analyzed. This questionnaire analysis report acts like a backbone for developing the application. The android application was developed using Eclipse software. During testing, the apps on physical devices (smartphones), manual calculations and report making were simultaneously carried out to compare, time between manual way and application. From the th studies, it was found that the applications developed reduces the manual calculations and 1/10 of time on an average and helps a highway engineer on the site.

Keywords
Quality Control, Pavement Design, Android Application, Selected Quality Control Checks

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