Asphalt Surfacings

  • Filename: asphalt-surfacings.
  • ISBN: 9780203477632
  • Release Date: 2002-11-01
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: J Cliff Nicholls
  • Publisher: CRC Press

Asphalt Surfacings has been written as a reference to the various asphalt course materials and surfacing treatments that are currently available to engineers, enabling them to select the materials and/or treatment that are appropriate for use on specific sites. Appropriate reference is made to the lower structural layers as the properties of all layers interact in producing the required pavement. The current established position in the UK and the emerging developments throughout the UK and Europe are covered. The contributors are all acknowledged authorities on their particular topics selected from every part of the highway engineering industry to achieve a balance between the various approaches required by the different functions they perform.

Performance of Bituminous and Hydraulic Materials in Pavements

  • Filename: performance-of-bituminous-and-hydraulic-materials-in-pavements.
  • ISBN: 9058093751
  • Release Date: 2002-01-01
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: S.E. Zoorob
  • Publisher: CRC Press

This volume contains contributions from international experts, reflecting the rapid advances in the design of new improved bitumen and hydraulic bound composites, the trends in the use of waste and recycled materials and up-to-date methods of testing and evaluation.

Construction Materials for Civil Engineering

  • Filename: construction-materials-for-civil-engineering.
  • ISBN: 0702152137
  • Release Date: 2000-01-01
  • Number of pages: 258
  • Author: Errol Van Amsterdam
  • Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

This publication establishes a basic understanding of materials used in civil engineering construction as taught in tertiary institutions across South Africa. It uses the objectives of the NQF in promoting independent learning and is the only book pertaining to Civil Engineering that covers all the necessary topics under one roof.

Water in Road Structures

  • Filename: water-in-road-structures.
  • ISBN: 9781402085628
  • Release Date: 2008-10-21
  • Number of pages: 438
  • Author: Andrew Dawson
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Only book world-wide addressing this topic. The principal output of the European co-operative Action on "Water Movements in Road Pavements & Embankments". Provides unique guidance on assessing water condition and its affects on road performance. Provides unique guidance on assessing and ameliorating contaminant movement in pavement groundwater. Written by leading experts in Europe.

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