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Principles of pavement engineering

Author: Nick Thom
Publisher: London : Thomas Telford, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Principles of pavement engineering offers a sound engineering understanding to those learning, practising or researching in the pavement field, including highways, airfields, ports and industrial pavements. The book is concerned with the basic principles underlying material behaviour, pavement design and maintenance, allowing readers to engage with real engineering issues as well as understanding the design codes
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Thom
ISBN: 9780727734808 0727734806
OCLC Number: 261948082
Description: xix, 469 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Principles --
1.1. Introduction --
1.2. Pavement applications --
1.3. Practical issues --
1.4. Basic engineering concepts --
1.5. Conclusion to Part 1 --
pt. 2. Materials --
2.1. Unbound material --
2.2. Hydraulically-bound material --
2.3. Asphalt --
2.4. Reinforcing products --
2.5. Conclusion to Part 2 --
pt. 3. Design --
3.1. Design principles --
3.2. Traffic loading --
3.3. Design against rutting --
3.4. Design against cracking --
3.5. Design for durability --
3.6. Non-standard pavements --
3.7. Pavement surface design --
3.8. Design reliability --
3.9. Conclusion to Part 3 --
pt. 4. Maintenance --
4.1. Regular treatments and repairs --
4.2. Pavement evaluation.
Responsibility: Nick Thom.

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Discusses the basic principles underlying material behavior, pavement design and maintenance. This book covers various types of pavement material and construction techniques and concentrates on the  Read more...

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