Pavement Engineering: Principles and Practice, Third Edition

Pavement Engineering: Principles and Practice, Third Edition

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ISBN-13: 9781498758802
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/12/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 775
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Rajib Mallick, PE, has extensive experience with asphalt materials, mixture design, construction, pavement design, recycling, and nondestructive testing. From 1992 to 1998, he worked as a research assistant and as a senior research associate at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) and is currently the Ralph White Family Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He has completed numerous research projects for several departments of transportation, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and several private practitioner organizations. Dr. Mallick has coauthored more than 100 papers for journals and conference proceedings, as well as several practical reports, manuals, and state-of-the-practice reports for federal, state, and local highway agencies.

Dr. Tahar El-Korchi is a professor and head of civil and environmental engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He does research and teaches courses on pavement analysis, design and management, construction materials testing and evaluation, cement and concrete materials and construction processes, structural analysis and design, and high-performance structural materials at the undergraduate and graduate level. He has published more than 80 publications and presentations and has served at numerous WPI global project centers, including Puerto Rico; Washington, District of Columbia; Morocco; Costa Rica; and Panama. Dr. El-Korchi was granted the prestigious Presidential Young Investigator Award by the National Science Foundation in 1991. Dr. El-Korchi is also a consultant to several major corporations. He provides recommendations for the design and evaluation of pavements, materials, and structures.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Description of Pavements. Importance Functions.Design and Construction. Maintenance and Rehabilitation. Important Issues. Functional Requirements.Types and Uses of Pavements. Different Features of Typical Asphalt Pavements.Different Features of Typical Concrete Pavements. Research on Pavements. Questions. Principles of Mix and Structural Design and Construction of Asphalt Pavement. Overview. Traffic and Load Distribution Concept. Materials and Layers. Environment. Mix Design. Structural Design.Link between Mix and Structural Design. Theoretical Considerations for Structural Design. Principles of Good Construction. Putting Everything Together. Questions. Principles of Structural Design, Mix Design, and Construction of Concrete Pavements. Overview. Structural Design. Theoretical Considerations. Computer Programs for Rigid Pavements. Combined Stresses. Stresses due to Friction. Joint Opening. Joints. Concrete Properties and Mix Design. Questions. Standards. Importance of Standards. The American Society of Testing and Materials. The American Society of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Use of Standards in Materials Selection, Mix Design, and Structural Design. Use of Standards in Quality Control in Construction. Important Specifications. Questions. Systems Approaches to Pavement

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