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Athanassios Nikolaides ... 924 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (November, 2014) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 146657996X - ISBN-13: 978-1466579965.

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.

Krzysztof Blazejowski ... 344 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (November, 2010) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1439819718 - ISBN-13: 978-1439819715

In the years since the development and subsequent success of Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA), a plethora of articles have emerged, scattered throughout various publications. The time is right for a comprehensive resource that collects, examines, and organizes this information and makes it easily accessible. A compilation and distillation of the latest knowledge available, Stone Matrix Asphalt: Theory and Practice describes SMA, from its origin through implementation, and explores various methods and design approaches. Detailing the requirements and materials for the mix, including asphalt binder, aggregates, and stabilizers, the book covers standard and alternative design methods and their execution, as well as best practices and production processes. It addresses issues such as permanent deformation and fatigue resistance, as well as special applications, such as bridge deck surfacing and airfields. The book uses practical examples to illustrate theory, presents practical tips useful in everyday work, and includes a review of problems that can occur during laydown, and their potential solutions.

Nick Thom ... 374 pages - Publisher: ICE Publishing; 2nd edition (November, 2013) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0727758535 - ISBN-13: 978-0727758538

Principles of Pavement Engineering, 2nd edition builds on the previous edition, expanding on the fundamental principles of pavement engineering, concentrating on an understanding of the behaviour of pavement materials and of the real meaning of tests carried out on those materials. It includes necessary updates, such as: warm-mix asphalt, as it is increasingly environmentally attractive; cold-mix asphalt; asphalt recycling; bridge deck surfacing; design against potholes; treatment of Stress Absorbing Membrane Interlayers; surface treatments; pavement edge issues; and parking areas. This book also covers soils, granular materials and hydraulically-bound materials (including concrete), and will explain the various relevant engineering properties of those materials and how they are affected by such matters as compaction, water content, binder content etc.

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AASHTOWare Pavement ME Design 2013 v1.3.28 [Size: 560 MB] ... It is a pavement design software, which builds upon the mechanistic-empirical pavement design guide, and expands and improves the features in the accompanying prototype computational software. ME Design supports AASHTO"s Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide, Interim Edition: A Manual of Practice. ME Design is a production-ready software tool to support the day-to-day pavement design functions of public and private pavement engineers. The Pavement ME Deflection Data Analysis and Backcalculation Tools is a standalone software program that can be used to generate backcalculation inputs to the AASHTO Pavement ME Design software for rehabilitation design. The tool is capable of analyzing raw deflection data files obtained from Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD) testing devices, backcalculating in-place elastic layer moduli for flexible and rigid pavements and generating inputs for performing rehabilitation design using Pavement ME. It can also be used to perform loss of support analysis and load transfer efficiency (LTE) calculations.

Y. Richard Kim ... 1966 pages - Publisher: CRC Press (August, 2014) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 113802693X - ISBN-13: 978-1138026933 ...

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 modifiers for asphalt concrete - Maintenance and rehabilitation - Experimental characterization of asphaltic materials - Life cycle cost analysis/modeling of compaction in the laboratory and in the field - Perpetual pavements - Pavement management systems - Sustainable asphalt technologies - Nondestructive testing of asphalt pavement - Pavement condition survey/pavement smoothness/quality control/quality assurance - Microstructural characterization and micromechanics of asphaltic materials - Long-term pavement performance prediction - Mineral aggregate in asphalt concrete/mix design methodology/novel methods to aid mix design - Warm mix asphalt technologies - Innovative pavement analysis and design - Pavement response analysis under static and moving wheel loads - Recycling - Modeling of asphaltic materials and pavements - Microstructural characterization and micromechanics of asphalt materials - Asphalt pavement and environment - Performance-related specifications. Asphalt Pavements will be of interest to academics and professional involved in asphalt engineering.

Norbert Delatte ... 392 pages- Publisher: CRC Press; (October, 2007) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0415409705 - ISBN-13: 978-0415409704 ...

Addressing the interactions between the different design and construction variables and techniques this book illustrates best practices for constructing economical, long life concrete pavements. The book proceeds in much the same way as a pavement construction project. First, different alternatives for concrete pavement solutions are outlined. The desired performance and behaviour parameters are identified. Next, appropriate materials are outlined and the most suitable concrete proportions determined. The design can be completed, and then the necessary construction steps for translating the design into a durable facility are carried out. Although the focus reflects highways as the most common application, special features of airport, industrial, and light duty pavements are also addressed. Use is made of modeling and performance tools such as HIPERPAV and LTPP to illustrate behavior and performance, along with some case studies. As concrete pavements are more complex than they seem, and the costs of mistakes or of over-design can be high, this is a valuable book for engineers in both the public and private sectors.

Linbing Wang ... 480 pages - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; (October, 2010) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0071498540 - ISBN-13: 978-0071498548 ...
 
Mechanics of Asphalt systematically covers both the fundamentals and most recent developments in applying rational mechanics, microstructure characterization methods, and numerical tools to understand the behavior of asphalt concrete (AC). The book describes the essential mathematics, mechanics, and numerical techniques required for comprehending advanced modeling and simulation of asphalt materials and asphalt pavements. Filled with detailed illustrations, this authoritative volume provides rational mechanisms to guide the development of best practices in mix design, construction methods, and performance evaluation of asphalt concrete. Mechanics of Asphalt covers: Fundamentals for mathematics and continuum mechanics +  Mechanical properties of constituents, including binder, aggregates, mastics, and mixtures + Microstructure characterization + Experimental methods to characterize the heterogeneous strain field + Mixture theory and micromechanics applications + Fundamentals of phenomenological models + Multiscale modeling and moisture damage + Models for asphalt concrete, including viscoplasticity, viscoplasticity with damage, disturbed state mechanics model, and fatigue failure criteria + Finite element method, boundary element method, and discrete element method + Digital specimen and digital test-integration of microstructure and simulation + Simulation of asphalt compaction + Characterization and modeling of anisotropic properties of asphalt concrete.

Yang H . Huang ...792 pages - Publisher: Prentice Hall; 2nd edition (August, 2003) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0131424734 - ISBN-13: 978-0131424739 ...

This up-to-date book covers both theoretical and practical aspects of pavement analysis and design. It includes some of the latest developments in the field, and some very useful computer software—developed by the author—with detailed instructions. Specific chapter topics include stresses and strains in flexible pavements, stresses and deflections in rigid pavements, traffic loading and volume, material characterization, drainage design, pavement performance, reliability, flexible pavement design, rigid pavement design, design of overlays, theory of viscoelasticity, theory of elastic layer systems, Superpave, pavement management systems, and an introduction to the 2002 Pavement Design Guide. For practicing engineers in the design of pavements and raft foundations.

Lubinda F. Walubita, Louw du Plessis, Shin-Che Huang, Geoffrey S. Simate, Zhaohui Liu ... 206 pages - Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); (July, 2009) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0784410429 - ISBN-13: 978-0784410424 ...

This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 25 papers presented at the GeoHunan International Conference: Challenges and Recent Advances in Pavement Technologies and Transportation Geotechnics, which took place in Changsha, Hunan, China from August 3 to 6, 2009. This proceedings showcases recent developments and advancements in geotechnical and pavement engineering, and offers insights into future directions for geoengineering in the 21st century. The topics examined in this collection illuminate the breakthroughs and underscore the challenges in geotechnical and pavement engineering, especially with regard to highways, and include: asphalt binder and mixture characterization; recycled asphalt materials and pavements; accelerated testing of pavement structures and materials; economy and management of highway engineering; and, embankment stabilization and tunneling. This publication will be valuable to geotechnical professors and students, construction managers, and those involved in geotechnical and pavement engineering.

Animesh Das ... 224 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 1st edition (August, 2014) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1466558555 - ISBN-13: 978-1466558557 ...

Analysis of Pavement Structures brings together current research and existing knowledge on the analysis and design of pavements. This book provides a platform for the readers to understand the basic principles of physics and mechanics involved in pavement analyses. From Simple to Complex Formulation: Learn to Develop Your Own Research or Field Problems The book introduces load and thermal stress analyses of asphalt and concrete pavement structures in a simple and step-by-step manner. Uniformity of symbol and sign conventions have been maintained throughout the book. References are made to more than 300 sources for the interested readers for further reading. The book helps to build confidence in the reader and allows them to formulate and solve their own research or field problems. Divided into eight chapters, the material in the book addresses: Characterization of various pavement materials + Simple rheological models for asphaltic material Beams and plates on elastic foundations + Thermal stress in concrete pavement + Formulations for axial and bending stresses due to full and partial restraint conditions + Analysis of elastic half-space + Analysis of multilayered structures + A formulation for thermo-rheological analysis of asphalt pavement + Pavement design principles + Analysis of a beam/plate resting on elastic half-space + Analysis of dynamic loading conditions + Analysis of composite pavement + Reliability issues in pavement design + Inverse problems in pavement engineering.  Analysis of Pavement Structures covers the basic approaches for pavement analysis, and highlights the fundamental principles followed in the analyses of pavement structures through numerous schematic diagrams.

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Peter C. Taylor ... 215 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 1st edition (September, 2013) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0415779529 - ISBN-13: 978-0415779524 ...

Curing is one of those activities that every civil engineer and construction worker has heard of, but in reality does not worry about much. In practice, curing is often low on the list of priorities on the construction site, particularly when budgets and timelines are under pressure. Yet the increasing demands being placed on concrete mixtures also mean that they are less forgiving than in the past. Therefore, any activity that will help improve hydration and so performance, while reducing the risk of cracking, is becoming more important. Curing Concrete explains exactly why curing is so important and shows you how to best do it. The book covers: The fundamentals behind hydration + How curing affects the properties of concrete, improving its long-term performance + What curing technologies and techniques you can use for different applications + How to effectively specify, provide, and measure curing in a project. The author also gives numerous examples of how curing—or a lack of it—has affected concrete performance in real-world situations. These include examples from hot and cold climates, as well as examples related to high-performance concrete, performance parameters, and specifications and testing. Written for construction professionals who want to ensure the quality and longevity of their concrete structures, this book demonstrates that curing is well worth the effort and cost.

Guy Doré, Hannele K. Zubeck ... 432 pages - Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1st edition (December, 2008) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0071600884 - ISBN-13: 978-0071600880 ...

The first book dedicated solely to this important topic, Cold Regions Pavement Engineering helps ensure that road quality is not compromised by cold temperatures and other environmental factors. Using the latest research from the United States, Canada, and Europe, the authors supply all the information needed to make wise decisions in situations where freezing temperatures, unstable soil, precipitation, ice, and small populations are complicating factors, along with limited funding-a common problem when designing roads in cold regions. Posing specific design and maintenance problems encountered in the field, the authors present the techniques and materials to solve them. Cold Regions Pavement Engineering is a long-needed resource. Inside: Design methodologies and maintenance techniques * Key information on material selection * Calculations for proper structural design * Strategies for constructing new roads * Advice in rehabilitating old or damaged surfaces * Case studies of problems and their solutions. Cold Regions Pavement Engineering includes: • Pavement Materials and Performance • Investigation and Testing o Calculation of Engineering Parameters • Design Considerations • Mix and Pavement Design • Maintenance and Rehabilitation • Pavements on Permafrost

Nishantha Bandara, Manjriker Gunaratne ... 112 pages - Publisher: Momentum Press; (February, 2018) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1606505408 - ISBN-13: 978-1606505403 ...

Familiarity with geotechnical aspects of pavement engineering is essential for the practicing pavement engineer. When designing pavements, accurate characterization of the existing subgrade condition becomes a crucial task. In the past, traditional geotechnical exploration and testing methods have been used to characterize existing subgrade conditions. However, with the introduction of the Mechanistic-Empirical (ME) pavement design, there is a need for improved and more appropriate methods of subgrade characterization, for prediction of future pavement conditions with better accuracy. Hence, this handbook will present a useful tool for practicing pavement engineers.

Rajib B. Mallick, Tahar El-Korchi ... 775 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 3rd edition (October, 2017) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1498758800 - ISBN-13: 978-1498758802 ...

Pavement Engineering will cover the entire range of pavement construction, from soil preparation to structural design and life-cycle costing and analysis. It will link the concepts of mix and structural design, while also placing emphasis on pavement evaluation and rehabilitation techniques. State-of-the-art content will introduce the latest concepts and techniques, including ground-penetrating radar and seismic testing. This new edition will be fully updated, and add a new chapter on systems approaches to pavement engineering, with an emphasis on sustainability, as well as all new downloadable models and simulations.

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Lijun Sun ... 1070 pages - Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; 1st edition (September, 2016) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0128499087 - ISBN-13: 978-0128499085 ...

Structural Behavior of Asphalt Pavements provides engineers and researchers with a detailed guide to the structural behavioral dynamics of asphalt pavement including: pavement temperature distribution, mechanistic response of pavement structure under the application of heavy vehicles, distress mechanism of pavement, and pavement deterioration performance and dynamic equations. An authoritative guide for understanding the key mechanisms for creating longer lasting pavements, Structural Behavior of Asphalt Pavements describes the intrinsic consistency between macroscopic performance and microscopic response, structure and material, as well as global and local performances, and demonstrates the process of pavement analyses and designs, approaching science from empirical analyses. Analyzes the external and internal factors influencing pavement temperature field, and provide a review of existing pavement temperature prediction models + Introduces a “Bridge Principle” through which pavement performance and fatigue properties are consolidated + Defines the intrinsic consistency between macroscopic performance and microscopic response, structure and material, as well as global and local performance + Summaries the mechanistic response of pavement structure under the application of heavy vehicle, distress mechanism of pavement, pavement deterioration performance and dynamic equations, and life cycle analysis of pavement.

Athanassios Nikolaides ... 924 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 1st edition (November, 2014) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 146657996X - ISBN-13: 978-1466579965 ...

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. Features: Covers both European norms and American standards, as well as some Australian standards (ASTM and AASHTO) - Provides a reference for professionals as well as a text for students - Reflects the author's 30 years of experience as a teacher, researcher, and consultant - Contains more than 1500 references.

Antonio Gomes Correia, Yoshitsugu Momoya, Fumio Tatsuoka ... 218 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (May, 2007) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0415433622 - ISBN-13: 978-0415433624 ...

Design and Construction of Pavements and Rail Tracks - Geotechnical Aspects and Processed Materials is a compilation of selected contributions produced between 2002 and 2005 by the International Committee TC3 - Geotechnics of Pavements of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), a committee dedicated to gathering current knowledge of geotechnical aspects relating to pavements and rail tracks. The volume presents advanced procedures for laboratory and field materials characterization, including processed materials (non-conventional road construction materials), novel tests for field stiffness evaluation, a pre-standard for roller integrated continuous compaction control and new theories for evaluation of the long term performance of materials, including environmental aspects. These contributions represent the latest developments relating to the design, construction and long term performance of pavements, rail tracks and earth structures, with emphasis on the geotechnical and environmental background.

Bethany Eisenberg, P.E. Kelly Collins Lindow, David R. Smith ... 
262 pages - Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers; (March, 2015) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0784413789 - ISBN-13: 978-0784413784 ...

Sponsored by the Low Impact Development Committee of the Urban Water Resources Research Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE Permeable Pavements is a comprehensive resource for the proper design, construction, and maintenance of permeable pavement systems that provide a transportation surface and a best management practice for stormwater and urban runoff. A cornerstone for low impact development (LID) and sustainable site design, permeable pavements are considered a green infrastructure practice. They offer many environmental benefits, from reduced stormwater runoff and improved water quality to better site design and enhanced safety of paved surfaces. Commonly used for walkways, driveways, patios, and low-volume roadways as well as recreational areas, parking lots, and plazas, permeable pavements are appropriate for many different land uses, particularly in highly urbanized locations. This volume synthesizes todayâs knowledge of the technology, drawing from academia, industry, and the engineering and science communities. It presents an overview of typical permeable pavement systems and reviews the design considerations. Detailed design, construction, use, and performance information is provided for porous asphalt, pervious concrete, permeable interlocking concrete pavement, and grid pavements. Fact sheets and checklists help to successfully incorporate permeable pavement systems into design projects. Additional chapters summarize emerging technologies, maintenance considerations, hydrologic design approaches, key components for specification writing, and key areas for additional research. Appendixes include a fact sheet clarifying information on common concerns, as well as data tables summarizing water quality treatment performance and costs. Permeable Pavements is an essential reference for engineers, planners, landscape architects, municipalities, transportation agencies, regulatory agencies, and property owners planning to implement this best management practice for stormwater and urban runoff.  Review: Permeable Pavements presents a comprehensive, 260-page resource on design, construction and maintenance of permeable pavement systems [and] synthesizes diverse materials and practices using this technology with the help of academics, industry, civil and environmental engineers and scientists. The result is a book that can be used on almost every project. The book presents an overview of design considerations common to all permeable pavement systems in the first chapter. Detailed design, construction, use, and performance information follow in separate chapters on porous asphalt, pervious concrete, permeable interlocking concrete pavement, grid pavements and some recent proprietary products. The books extensive use of fact sheets and checklists can be instrumental in design, construction and maintenance by stormwater agencies, designers, contractors and project owners.

Baoshan Huang, Benjamin F. Bowers ... 
183 pages - Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers; (March, 2013) ...
Language: English - ISBN-10: 0784412812 - ISBN-13: 978-0784412817 ...

Selected papers from the First International Symposium on Pavement and Geotechnical Engineering for Transportation Infrastructure held in Nanchang, China, June 5-7, 2011. Sponsored by the Nanchang Hangkong University and the International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals (IACIP) in cooperation with the Geo-Institute of ASCE. Pavement and Geotechnical Engineering for Transportation contains 20 papers that represent the latest developments in the application of soil, rock, and paving materials to the study and application of geomechanics and transportation geotechnology. Topics include pavement structure and subgrade preparation such as: the use of chemical additives and geogrid reinforcement; performance assessment of concrete and asphalt mixtures; mathematical models for the simulation of geotechnical problems; and evaluation of soil types in relation to slope failure, consolidation, and embankment behavior. This Geotechnical Practice Publication focuses on the application of geomechanics in transportation and will be of interest to both geotechnical engineers and transportation professionals.

Wynand JvdM Steyn, Kim Jenkins, Mansour Solaimanian ... 
204 pages - Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers; (July, 2009) ...
Language: English - ISBN-10: 0784410437 - ISBN-13: 978-0784410431 ...

This "Geotechnical Special Publication" contains 26 papers that were presented at the GeoHunan International Conference, Challenges and Recent Advances in Pavement Technologies and Transportation Geotechnics, held in Changsha, Hunan, China, from August 3 to 6, 2009. The material in these peer-reviewed papers is gracefully balanced between theoretical analyses and practical applications. These papers cover advances in roadway and pavement maintenance and management. The five major topics analyzed in this volume include: advances in laboratory characterization of pavement materials, forensic studies, rehabilitation strategy selection and preventative maintenance treatments, roadway widening, stabilization, recycling, foamed bitumen and emulsion, and granular materials. This publication will be valuable to pavement engineers, researchers, and practitioners in providing improved road pavement infrastructure. Geotechnical professors and students, design engineers, contractors, and others involved in geotechnical engineering will also benefit.

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