Pavement Materials for Heat Island Mitigation: Design and Management Strategies

Pavement Materials for Heat Island Mitigation: Design and Management Strategies

by Hui Li


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128034767
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/08/2015
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dr. Hui Li is a research scientist in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California Davis and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of California. Dr. Hui Li is also a Professor in the School of Transportation at Tongji University, Shanghai, China. He completed his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of California Davis. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and a M.S. in Highway and Railway Engineering from the Southeast University, Nanjing, China. Dr. Li also holds a M.S. in Environmental and Resource Economics from University of California, Davis. Dr. Li’s research interests and expertise include sustainable pavement, resilient infrastructure systems, sustainable development in built environment, environmental impact assessment, life cycle assessment, and numerical modeling and simulation. Dr. Li currently a member of the Committee on Environmental Analysis in Transportation (ADC10) in Transportation Research Board (TRB), the Technical Committee of the Transportation & Development Institute in American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Technical Committees on Sustainability of Concrete(ACI 130) and on Pervious Concrete(ACI 522) in American Concrete Institute (ACI).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
List of Tables
List of Figures
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Literature Review
Chapter 3 Problem Statement and Study Methodologies
Chapter 4 Experimental Sections and Field Measurement of Albedo
Chapter 5 Field Measurement of Permeability for Permeable Pavements
Chapter 6 Laboratory Testing for Thermal Properties of Pavement Materials
Chapter 7 Measurement of Evaporation Rate for Different Materials
Chapter 8 Field Measurement of Pavement Thermal Performance
Chapter 9 Thermal Interaction between Pavement and Near-surface Air
Chapter 10 Thermal Interaction between Pavement and Building Surfaces
Chapter 11 Development and Validation of Local Thermal Modeling
Chapter 12 Simulation of Thermal Behavior of Cool Pavement Strategies
Chapter 13 Impacts of Pavement Strategies on Human Thermal Comfort
Chapter 14 A Model Framework for Evaluating Impacts of Pavement Strategies on
Building Energy Use
Chapter 15 Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations

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