MARGINAL QUALITY AGGREGATES USED IN AUSTRALIA
This report presents a "state-of-the-art" review on Australian usage of marginal quality aggregates for road construction purposes, including road base and surfacing aggregates. An introductory section on Australian climatic and traffic conditions is followed by notes on Australian materials - quarried rock, gravels and soils. Standard specifications in use in each state are briefly compared to define "marginal" materials and detailed sections on the classification of such materials, treatment processes for upgrading them, and case history examples of their use are presented. The report outlines modifications to traditional design and construction techniques which contribute to the successful utilisation of marginal quality aggregates and concludes with recommendations for further research on the description and classifications of materials and on a national materials data bank. (TRRL)
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ARRB Group Ltd.Vermont South, Victoria Australia
- Wylde, L J
- Publication Date: 1979-7
- Features: Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 70 p.
- Publication of: Australian Road Research Board
- Publisher: ARRB Group Ltd.
- ISSN: 0005-0164
- TRT Terms: Aggregates; Basalt; Crushed rock; Dolomite; Evaluation and assessment; Geology; Granite; Gravel; Laterites; Limestone; Modernization; Petrography; Properties of materials; Quartzite; Rocks; Sand; Soils; Specifications; Standards; State of the art reports; State of the art studies; Subgrade materials; Surfacing; Weathering
- Geographic Terms: Australia
- Old TRIS Terms: Low grade; Roadbed material
- ITRD Terms: 4577: Aggregate; 8006: Australia; 4183: Basalt; 4173: Crushed stone; 4191: Dolomite; 9020: Evaluation (assessment); 4053: Geology; 4101: Granite; 4575: Gravel; 4138: Laterite; 4131: Limestone; 4060: Petrography; 5925: Properties; 4102: Quartzite; 4154: Rock; 4105: Sand; 177: Specifications; 8588: State of the art report; 5281: Weathering
- Subject Areas: Design; Geotechnology; Highways; Materials; Pavements; I22: Design of Pavements, Railways and Guideways; I36: Aggregates;
- Accession Number: 00310565
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: ARRB Group Ltd.
- Files: ITRD, TRIS, ATRI
- Created Date: Jul 22 1980 12:00AM