REVIEW PAPER 11. THE APPLICATION AND PERFORMANCE OF ASPHALTS

THE AUTHOR OUTLINES RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE USE OF ASPHALT IN ROAD BUILDING AND HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING AND IDENTIFIES SOME SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS. FACTORS CONSIDERED UNDER ROAD CONSTRUCTION INCLUDE THE WEARING COURSE, SKID RESISTANCE, EFFECT OF SNOW CHAINS AND STUDDED TYRES, PAVEMENT COLOUR, INFLUENCE OF SALT AND WATER, NOISE, MIX DESIGN, SURFACE TREATMENT, BINDER COURSES, ASPHALT BASES MIXING PLANTS, PAVERS, ROLLERS, AND QUALITY CONTROL. COMMENTS ARE PRESENTED ON THE INCREASING USE OF ASPHALT FOR AIRPORT RUNWAYS, DAMS, SEA BED PROTECTION, CANAL LININGS AND UNDER RAILWAY TRACKS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    World Petroleum Cong Proc

    /8th Congress, Amsterdam
    ,   United States 
  • Authors:
    • Klomp, A J
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 22 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00211915
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 25 1972 12:00AM