Pavement Analysis and Design

Author: Yang Hsien Huang

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780132726108

Category: Pavements

Page: 775

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For one/two-semester, undergraduate/graduate courses in Pavement Design. This up-to-date text 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.

Pavement Analysis and Design

Author: Yang Hsien Huang

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131424739

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 775

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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.

Pavement Design and Materials

Author: A. T. Papagiannakis,E. A. Masad

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119412773

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 552

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A comprehensive, state-of-the-art guide to pavement design and materials With innovations ranging from the advent of Superpave™, the data generated by the Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) project, to the recent release of the Mechanistic-Empirical pavement design guide developed under NCHRP Study 1-37A, the field of pavement engineering is experiencing significant development. Pavement Design and Materials is a practical reference for both students and practicing engineers that explores all the aspects of pavement engineering, including materials, analysis, design, evaluation, and economic analysis. Historically, numerous techniques have been applied by a multitude of jurisdictions dealing with roadway pavements. This book focuses on the best-established, currently applicable techniques available. Pavement Design and Materials offers complete coverage of: The characterization of traffic input The characterization of pavement bases/subgrades and aggregates Asphalt binder and asphalt concrete characterization Portland cement and concrete characterization Analysis of flexible and rigid pavements Pavement evaluation Environmental effects on pavements The design of flexible and rigid pavements Pavement rehabilitation Economic analysis of alternative pavement designs The coverage is accompanied by suggestions for software for implementing various analytical techniques described in these chapters. These tools are easily accessible through the book’s companion Web site, which is constantly updated to ensure that the reader finds the most up-to-date software available.

Analysis of Pavement Structures

Author: Animesh Das

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466558555

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

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Predict or Explain the Pavement Response to Load: Understand the Physical Governing Principles 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.

Pavement Engineering

Principles and Practice, Third Edition

Author: Rajib B. Mallick,Tahar El-Korchi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498758843

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 747

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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.

Modeling and Design of Flexible Pavements and Materials

Author: Dallas N. Little,David H. Allen,Amit Bhasin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331958443X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 693

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This textbook lays out the state of the art for modeling of asphalt concrete as the major structural component of flexible pavements. The text adopts a pedagogy in which a scientific approach, based on materials science and continuum mechanics, predicts the performance of any configuration of flexible roadways subjected to cyclic loadings. The authors incorporate state-of the-art computational mechanics to predict the evolution of material properties, stresses and strains, and roadway deterioration. Designed specifically for both students and practitioners, the book presents fundamentally complex concepts in a clear and concise way that aids the roadway design community to assimilate the tools for designing sustainable roadways using both traditional and innovative technologies.

Structural Behavior of Asphalt Pavements

Intergrated Analysis and Design of Conventional and Heavy Duty Asphalt Pavement

Author: Lijun Sun

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0128028939

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1070

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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

Paving Materials and Pavement Analysis

Author: Baoshan Huang,Erol Tutumluer,Imad L. Al-Qadi,Jorge Prozzi,Xiang Shu

Publisher: ASCE Publications

ISBN: 9780784473436

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 602

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"Hosted by Tongji University, Shanghai Society of Civil Engineering, China, Chinese Institution of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, China; In cooperation with Alaska University Transportation Center, USA ... [et al.]."

Highway Engineering

Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality

Author: Athanassios Nikolaides

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466579978

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 924

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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.

Principles of Pavement Design

Author: E. J. Yoder,M. W. Witczak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471977803

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 711

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Presents a complete coverage of all aspects of the theory and practice of pavement design including the latest concepts.

PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING

Author: PARTHA CHAKROBORTY,ANIMESH DAS

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120353455

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 560

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This book is designed to serve as a comprehensive text for undergraduate as well as first-year master’s students of civil engineering in India. Now, in the second edition, the book incorporates a thorough revision and extension of topics covered in the previous edition. In order to keep the treatment focused, the emphasis is on roadways (highways) based transportation systems. SALIENT FEATURES OF THE BOOK • Analysis of characteristics of vehicles and drivers that affect traffic and design of traffic facilities. • Principles of road geometry design and how to lay a road. • Characterization and analysis of flows on highways, unsignalized and signalized intersections, toll plazas, etc. • Design principles for traffic facilities. • Engineering characteristics of pavement materials. • Structural analysis and design of highway pavements. • Principles of pavement design with special reference to the Indian conditions. • Evaluation and maintenance of highways. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SECOND EDITION • Incorporates the latest and up-to-date information on the topics covered. • Includes a large number of figures, tables, worked-out examples, and exercises highlighting practical engineering design problems. • Elaborates text by introducing new sections on Continuum Models of Traffic Flow, Traffic Flow at Toll Plazas, Determination of Critical Gap, Occlusion of Signs, Fleet Allocation, Vehicle and Crew Assignment, Elastic Solution of Layered Structures, Analysis of Concrete Pavement Structures, Functional Evaluation of Pavements, Highway Economics and Finance, etc. in respective chapters.

The Design and Performance of Road Pavements

Author: Paul Croney,David Croney

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780070144514

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 508

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Aims to enable engineers to design, specify and construct pavements with regard to available materials and their most economic use. US and European research for forecasting pavement life on the basis of deflections under standard wheel loads is included as well as more detailed comparisons between US and European specifications and design procedures. SI/Metric units are used throughout.

Efficient Transportation and Pavement Systems: Characterization, Mechanisms, Simulation, and Modeling

Author: Imad L. Al-Qadi,Tarek Sayed,Naser Alnuaimi,Eyad Masad

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203881200

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 924

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Internationally, significant attention is given to transport sustainability including planning, design, construction, evaluation, safety and durability of the road system. The 4th International Gulf Conference on Roads: Efficient Transportation and Pavement Systems - Characterization, Mechanisms, Simulation, and Modeling, hosted by the University of Qatar, November 2008, provided a forum for discussions of recent developments and research results and needs on transportation network optimization, traffic management, transportation safety, and pavement design, analysis, material characterization, modeling, and rehabilitation techniques. This book is a collection of 79 fully refereed papers and six keynote lectures from the conference, and includes contributions on a variety of topics: Highway Design and Transportation Planning Transportation Network and Management System Traffic Characteristics and Analysis Traffic and Transit Signal Control Traffic Simulation, Safety, and Management Advances in Road Safety Engineering Road Accident Analysis and Prediction Work Zone Lane Closures and Dynamic Merging Flexible Pavement Design, Analysis, and Evaluation Pavement Maintenance and Management Binder and Emulsion Characterization - Effect of Binder, Modified Binder, and Fillers on HMA HMA Testing and Properties Foamed and HMA Recycling Impact of Geogrids on Pavement Performance Research, Development, and Standardizations Case Studies

Analysis of Asphalt Pavement Materials and Systems

Emerging Methods : Proceedings of the Symposium on the Mechanics of Flexible Pavements, June 25-30, 2006, Boulder, Colorado

Author: Linbing Wang,Eyad Masad

Publisher: ASCE Publications

ISBN: 9780784409244

Category: Science

Page: 182

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The breathtaking images of the Bridges 2008 Calendar showcase a diverse collection of bridges from around the world. Complete with historical notes, the calendar celebrates the form, function, and style central to civil engineering. This distinguished collection of bridges is presented in brilliant design and photographic detail. The Bridges 2008 Calendar is a full-size wall calendar (14" x 24" format with twin-loop binding) and offers plenty of room to jot down daily activities and appointments.

Design and Construction of Pavements and Rail Tracks

Geotechnical Aspects and Processed Materials

Author: Antonio Gomes Correia,Yoshitsugu Momoya,Fumio Tatsuoka

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0203937546

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 210

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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.

Advances in Asphalt Materials

Road and Pavement Construction

Author: Shin-Che Huang,Hervé Di Benedetto

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 0081002718

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 492

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The urgent need for infrastructure rehabilitation and maintenance has led to a rise in the levels of research into bituminous materials. Breakthroughs in sustainable and environmentally friendly bituminous materials are certain to have a significant impact on national economies and energy sustainability. This book will provide a comprehensive review on recent advances in research and technological developments in bituminous materials. Opening with an introductory chapter on asphalt materials and a section on the perspective of bituminous binder specifications, Part One covers the physiochemical characterisation and analysis of asphalt materials. Part Two reviews the range of distress (damage) mechanisms in asphalt materials, with chapters covering cracking, deformation, fatigue cracking and healing of asphalt mixtures, as well as moisture damage and the multiscale oxidative aging modelling approach for asphalt concrete. The final section of this book investigates alternative asphalt materials. Chapters within this section review such aspects as alternative binders for asphalt pavements such as bio binders and RAP, paving with asphalt emulsions and aggregate grading optimization. Provides an insight into advances and techniques for bituminous materials Comprehensively reviews the physicochemical characteristics of bituminous materials Investigate asphalt materials on the nano-scale, including how RAP/RAS materials can be recycled and how asphalt materials can self-heal and rejuvenator selection

Pavement Materials for Heat Island Mitigation

Design and Management Strategies

Author: Hui Li

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0128034963

Category: Architecture

Page: 388

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About 90 percent of this excessive heat is due to buildings and pavements that absorb and store solar heat (According to the Green Buildings Council). The only reference that focuses specifically on pavements, Pavement Materials for Heat Island Mitigation: Design and Management Strategies explores different advanced paving materials, their properties, and their associated advantages and disadvantages. Relevant properties of pavement materials (e.g. albedo, permeability, thermal conductivity, heat capacity and evaporation rate) are measured in many cases using newly developed methods. Includes experimental methods for testing different types of pavements materials Identifies different cool pavement strategies with their advantages and associated disadvantages Design and construct local microclimate models to evaluate and validate different cool pavement materials in different climate regions