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Asphalt Material Characterization, Accelerated Testing, and Highway Management

Asphalt Material Characterization, Testing

Asphalt Material Characterization, Accelerated Testing, and Highway Management

Selected Papers

Edited by Lubinda F. Walubita, Ph.D.; Louw du Plessis, Ph.D.; Shin-Che Huang, Ph.D.; Geoffrey S. Simate; and Zhaohui Liu, Ph.D.

Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP) GSP 190

2009 / 216 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$60.00 List / $45.00ASCE Member
Stock No. 41042 / ISBN: 9780784410424


Proceedings of 2009 GeoHunan International Conference, Challenges and Recent Advances in Pavement Technologies and Transportation Geotechnics, held in Changsha, Hunan, China, August 3-6, 2009. Hosted by Changsha University of Science and Technology, China. Sponsored by Geo-Institute of ASCE, USA; Asphalt Institute, USA; Central South University, China; Chinese Society of Pavement Engineering, Taiwan; Chongqing Jiaotong University, China; Deep Foundation Institute, USA; Federal Highway Administration, USA; Hunan University, China; International Society for Asphalt Pavements, USA; Jiangsu Transportation Research Institute, China; Korean Institute of Construction Technology, Korea; Korean Society of Road Engineers, Korea; Texas Department of Transportation, USA; Texas Transportation Institute, USA; and Transportation Research Board, USA

This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 25 papers showcasing recent developments and advancements in geotechnical and pavement engineering and offering insights into future directions for geoengineering in the 21 st 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
  • Embankment Stabilization and Tunnelling

GSP 190 will be valuable to geotechnical professors and students, construction managers, and those involved in geotechnical and pavement engineering.

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