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Material, Design, Construction, Maintenance, and Testing of Pavements

Material, Design, Construction of Pavements

Material, Design, Construction, Maintenance, and Testing of Pavements

Edited by Dar-Hao Chen, Ph.D., P.E.; Cindy Estakhri, P.E.; Xudong Zha, Ph.D.; and Sheng Zeng, Ph.D.

Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP) GSP 193

2009 / 206 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$60.00 List / $45.00ASCE Member
Stock No. 41045 / ISBN: 9780784410455

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 28 peer-reviewed papers showcasing recent developments and advancements in geotechnical and pavement engineering and offering insights into future directions for geoengineering in the 21st century.

This book addresses a variety of issues in pavement engineering, along with the very latest research in areas such as materials, design, and construction. Investigations and solutions from scientists all over the world in the United States, China, Taiwan, Pakistan, Turkey, Korea, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia are included in this volume, which seeks to expand the range of tools that are available to engineers and scientists in geotechnical and pavement engineering. Topics examined in these papers include:

  • warm mix asphalt
  • material characterization
  • pavement performance modeling
  • pavement testing and evaluation

This book will be valuable to geotechnical and pavement engineers, as well as to professionals and practitioners involved in highway construction.

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