CURRENT AND FUTURE RESEARCH TOPICS FOR EUROPE IDENTIFIED BY THE COST 337 ACTION

During the COST Action 337, much active research on unbound granular materials for road construction in Europe was underway; the Action therefore identified current and recently completed research studies, and synthesised the results to give guidelines for future research in which the priority research areas were specified. This was achieved by an EU-sponsored study contract, and from a combination of general questionnaires, interviews with research leaders, literature review and discussions with industry experts, six specific topics were selected for the review. As described in this paper, through questionnaires, twenty-nine proposals were proposed and ranked. One important result that emerged is a comprehensive ranked list of the most promising subjects for research on unbound granular materials for road pavements at a pan-European level and nationally, in addition to recommendations for the organisation of European research. For the covering abstract see ITRD E118503.

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  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 1041-58
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00963863
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 90-5809-398-0
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Oct 3 2003 12:00AM