Guidelines for writing good asphalt related research papers

Review of numerous asphalt related technical papers published in India has revealed that their quality is generally not up to international standards. This paper gives guidelines for improving the quality of research papers on asphalt technology. Comprehensive guidelines have been given for various typical sections generally contained in research papers, such as abstract, introduction, scope of study and objectives, review of literature, materials, testing procedures and experiment plan, construction data (if any), test data and statistical analyses, conclusions and recommendations, acknowledgments, references, and appendices. Many of the guidelines are also applicable and useful for research papers on other areas of transportation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Abstract reprinted with permission from the publisher.
  • Authors:
    • Kandhal, Prithvi S
    • Mallick, Rajib B
  • Publication Date: 2013


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 17-27
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01526826
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 2 2014 9:55AM