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Nearly all highway, airport, dock and industrial pavements contain large quantities of untreated aggregate in the form of unbound pavement layers. In many pavements, which are lightly or moderately trafficked, crushed rock or gravel derived aggregates comprise the majority of the construction or, in the case of unsealed pavements, all of the structure. This book provides studies of the performance and description of this material that will help the reader to better understand its characteristics and behaviour both alone and as part of the pavement structure it forms. This work will be useful to practitioners, policy makers, researchers and students. It forms a sequel to the earlier book "Unbound Aggregates in Road Construction" also published by Balkema

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Andrew Dawson
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2014-09-01
File: 369 Pages
ISBN-13: 143983380X

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Genre: Electronic book
Author: A. R. Dawson
Publisher:
Release: 2004
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1065665016

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Nearly all highway, airport, dock and industrial pavements contain large quantities of untreated aggregate in the form of unbound pavement layers. In many pavements, which are lightly or moderately trafficked, crushed rock or gravel derived aggregates comprise the majority of the construction or, in the case of unsealed pavements, all of the structure. This book provides studies of the performance and description of this material that will help the reader to better understand its characteristics and behaviour both alone and as part of the pavement structure it forms. The contributors address modelling of the material, analysis of pavement behaviour - both theoretically and in practice, measurement of properties in the laboratory and in-situ, design procedures, the influence of the environmental conditions on the material's and pavement's behaviour, accelerated evaluation of performance, specification and the opportunity for reuse of waste materials as an alternative for crushed geologic materials. This work covers all the major areas of interest related to this important yet often overlooked aspect of highway engineering, and will be useful to practitioners, policy makers, researchers and students. It forms a sequel to the earlier book "Unbound Aggregates in Road Construction" also published by Balkema.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Andrew R. Dawson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release: 2004-04-15
File: 380 Pages
ISBN-13: 0203026667

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Unbound Aggregates in Roads contains the proceedings of the International Symposium on Unbound Aggregates in Roads (UNBAR3) held at the University of Nottingham, England, on April 11-13, 1989. The papers focus on unbound aggregates used in road construction and cover topics ranging from drainage and permeability to placement and compaction of unbound aggregates, design philosophy, specification, and compliance. This book consists of 49 chapters divided into eight sections and opens with an overview of the functions of unbound aggregates in roads, followed by a discussion on the mechanical properties of different aggregates and theoretical aspects of granular materials. The following chapters focus on granular drainage layers in pavement foundations; residual stresses caused by compaction in granular materials; and alternative materials for road construction such as steel slags and natural and waste materials. The use of unbound road aggregates in various countries such as Italy, France, Germany, and Portugal is also considered. This monograph will be a useful resource for designers, aggregate producers, contractors, specification writers, and materials engineers.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: R.H. Jones
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Release: 2016-04-20
File: 436 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781483163215

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Genre: Pavements
Author: Anand J. Puppala
Publisher: Transportation Research Board
Release: 2008-01-01
File: 132 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780309098113

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Highways provide the arteries of modern society. The interaction of road, rail and other transport infrastructure with the ground is unusually intimate, and thus needs to be well-understood to provide economic and reliable infrastructure for society. Challenges include not only the design of new infrastructure (often on problematic ground), but inc

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Ed Ellis
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2008-08-01
File: 786 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780203885949

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Sustainable Construction Materials: Municipal Incinerated Bottom Ash discusses the global use of virgin aggregates and CO2 polluter Portland cement. Given the global sustainability agenda, much of the demand for these two sets of materials can be substantially reduced through the appropriate use of waste materials, thereby conserving natural resources, energy and CO2 emissions. Realistically, this change can only be realized and sustained through engineering ingenuity and new concepts in design. Although a great deal of research has been published over the last 50 years, it remains fragmented and ineffective. This book develops a single global knowledge-base, encouraging greater use of selected waste streams. The focus of massive systematic reviews is to encourage the uptake of recycled secondary materials (RSM) by the construction industry and guide researchers to recognize what is already known regarding waste. Provides an extensive source of valuable database information, supported by an exhaustive list of globally-based published literature over the last 40-50 years Offer an analysis, evaluation, repackaging and modeling of existing knowledge on sustainable construction practices Provides a wealth of knowledge for use in many sectors relating to the construction profession

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Ravindra K. Dhir OBE
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
Release: 2017-10-18
File: 458 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780081009963

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An International Textbook, from A to Z Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality covers the basic principles of pavement management, highlights recent advancements, and details the latest industry standards and techniques in the global market. Utilizing the author’s more than 30 years of teaching, researching, and consulting experience, this text focuses on the design, construction, maintenance, and management of pavements for roads and highways, and covers the main topics in highway engineering. The author integrates pavement materials, material testing for acceptability and quality assurance, asphalt mix design, flexible and rigid pavement design, construction, maintenance and strengthening procedures, quality control of production and acceptance of asphalts, pavement evaluation, asphalt plants, and pavement recycling. He also includes both European and American (ASTM and AASHTO) standards and practice, and is extensively illustrated with references, tables, graphs, charts, and photographs. The book contains 18 chapters that cover: Soils for roadworks Aggregates for unbound, hydraulically bound materials, and bituminous mixtures Bitumen and bituminous binders Laboratory tests and properties of paving bitumen and bitumen emulsion Hot and cold bituminous mixtures Fundamental mechanical properties of bituminous mixtures and testing Production, transportation, laying, and compaction of bituminous mixtures Quality control and acceptance of bituminous mixtures Methods for determining stresses and strains in pavements Pavement design and construction Thickness design methodologies for flexible and rigid pavements Pavement maintenance Rehabilitation and strengthening Pavement evaluation Equipment for measuring surface and structural characteristics Pavement management Pavement recycling Written for civil engineering students and engineers engaged in highway projects or laboratory testing, Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality covers pavement engineering comprehensively as a textbook for undergraduates and graduates, and a valuable reference for practicing professionals.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Athanassios Nikolaides
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2014-11-24
File: 924 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781466579972

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Asphalt Pavements contains the proceedings of the International Conference on Asphalt Pavements (Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 1-5 June 2014), and discusses recent advances in theory and practice in asphalt materials and pavements. The contributions cover a wide range of topics:- Environmental protection and socio-economic impacts- Additives and mo

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Y. Richard Kim
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2014-11-06
File: 1966 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781315736754

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author:
Publisher: Transportation Research Board
Release: 1989
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: UCSD:31822034558775

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