WATER-PROOFING LAYERS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION

LAS CAPAS DE ESTANQUEIDAD EN LAS OBRAS DE ARTE

This work tries to prove that at the present state of the art and world experience, the traditional asphalt layers are in the process of being substituted by new materials, such as resin-based layers, polymerised concretes, etc. and that no totally satisfactory solution exists in the water-proofing of civil engineering works. This is due to the fact that the working conditions of the coatings (wearing surface and water-proofing layer) in a bridge, for instance, are very different from those existing in the carriageway of a road, to the extent that new phenomena are seen to appear in certain types of structures, such as fatigue cracking. By way of suggestion, it would be extremely interesting to carry out full-scale tests and to this end build a branch road where it would be possible to allow traffic to run or be suspended at will in order to test the wearing surface and the water-proofing layers affording impermeability in carriageway joints, bridges, overpasses, etc. (TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Buenos Aires Centro de Ingenieros

    Calle 53, No 416 1/2
    La Plata,   Argentina 
  • Authors:
    • GARCIA, P
  • Publication Date: 1978-1-2

Language

  • Spanish

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 25-30
  • Serial:

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00309033
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 26 1980 12:00AM