SURFACE DRESSINGS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS TO ROADS IN AFRICA

LES ENDUITS SUPERFICIELS ET LEURS APPLICATIONS AUX ROUTES AFRICAINES

AFRICA'S NEEDS AS REGARDS ROADS ARE MAINLY SITUATED IN THE FIELD OF MAINTENANCE OF EXISTING PAVEMENTS, THEN COMES THE DEVELOPMENT OF LIGHT STRUCTURES, THE EMPHASIS BEING ON FAST RATE OF CONSTRUCTION, TO CONNECT CENTRES WITH EXISTING WEAK INTER-URBAN LINKS OR EVEN WITHOUT ANY LINK AT ALL. IN PRINCIPLE, SURFACE DRESSING IS ONE OF THE MOST SIMPLE, RAPID AND CHEAP CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES. IT IS USED IN MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS AND NEW PAVEMENT CONSTRUCTION. IT IS THOUGHT THAT IT WILL PLAY AN IMPORTANT PART IN THE FUTURE OF THE AFRICAN ROAD NETWORK. THE FOLLOWING TOPICS ARE STUDIED: PRINCIPLE, FIELDS OF APPLICATION AND ADVANTAGES OF SURFACE DRESSINGS; BINDERS; AGGREGATES; ADHESION; MIX DESIGN; EQUIPMENT AND APPLICATION; QUALITIES OF SURFACE DRESSINGS; APPLICATION TO ROADS IN AFRICA. FOR THE COVERING ABSTRACT, SEE IRRD ABSTRACT NO. 104729.

  • Authors:
    • PREVOST, E
  • Publication Date: 1976-10-24

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  • French

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  • Accession Number: 01302340
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 8:37AM