PROFITABILITY IN DESIGN. PARTS 1, 2, 3 AND 4

THIS SERIES OF FOUR ARTICLES EXAMINES THE THEORY AND PRACTICES OF ROAD AND EMBANKMENT COMPACTION. THE FIRST ARTICLE STUDIES THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF COMPACTION PRINCIPLES AND MACHINERY, ITS ECONOMIC ASPECTS, AND ITS PLACE IN CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT. THE SECOND ARTICLE DEALS WITH SOIL CLASSIFICATION AND THE COMPACTIVE FORCES TO WHICH EACH TYPE OF SOIL RESPONDS. IN THE THIRD ARTICLE, A DISTINCTION IS MADE BETWEEN THE COMPACTIVE FORCES: PRESSURE, IMPACT, VIBRATION AND MANIPULATION, AND THE VARIOUS TYPES OF MACHINES WHICH APPLY THESE FORCES ON THE SOIL OR MATERIALS. THE FOURTH ARTICLE, STRESSED THE MANUFACTURER'S RESPONSIBILITY IN SUPPLYING MACHINES WHICH FILL THE THE CONTRACTOR'S NEED, GIVE GOOD DENSITIES, AND ARE EASY TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN. /RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 238, 239, 240, NO 4764, 4767, 4773, 4778, PP 249-250,
  • Authors:
    • Vallis, C
  • Publication Date: 1970-12

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  • Accession Number: 00235192
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 1 1971 12:00AM