This book was written with the purpose of familiarizing industry and students with the technology of asphalt such as asphalt cement, cutback asphalt, and asphalt emulsions. The laboratory work is for developing an understanding of asphalt properties, characteristics, testing procedures, and specifications. The procedures are all derived from American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) designations and practices recommended by the Asphalt Institute. This book should effectively meet both academic and industrial requirements for learning and training in the asphalt field. The manual consists of the following: 35 of the frequently used ASTM tests in asphalt binder and mix design; sample computations and easy-to-use data sheets; an up-to-date overview of asphalt technology including sources, historical development, and classifications of asphalt products; easy-to-understand explanations for voids mineral aggregate, absorbed asphalt, effective asphalt content, percent air voids, and percent of voids filled with asphalt; a stand-alone asphalt manual; dimensions in both the SI and the U.S. Standard systems of measurement; and appendixes with conversion factors, rules of safety and procedures, an overview of Superpave, an explanation of asphalt emulsions, and additional data sheets on single-sided pages.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Noyes Publications

    369 Fairview Avenue
    Westwood, NJ  United States  07675
  • Authors:
    • Kett, I
  • Publication Date: 1998


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 259 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00768905
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0815514255
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 21 1999 12:00AM