Asphalt Surfacings

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J Cliff Nicholls
CRC Press, Nov 1, 2002 - Architecture - 432 pages
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Asphalt Surfacings has been written as a reference to the various asphalt course materials and surfacing treatments that are currently available to engineers, enabling them to select the materials and/or treatment that are appropriate for use on specific sites. Appropriate reference is made to the lower structural layers as the properties of all layers interact in producing the required pavement. The current established position in the UK and the emerging developments throughout the UK and Europe are covered. The contributors are all acknowledged authorities on their particular topics selected from every part of the highway engineering industry to achieve a balance between the various approaches required by the different functions they perform.
  

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Aggregates and fillers
17
3 Binders
47
4 Required characteristics
80
5 Rolled asphalt surface courses
106
6 Asphalt concrete and macadam surface courses
139
7 Porous asphalt surface courses
187
8 Mastic asphalt and gussasphalt surface courses
219
11 Veneer coats
277
12 Specialized materials
307
13 Recycling materials
331
14 Summary
362
Appendix A
369
Appendix B
375
Appendix C
379
Index
386

9 Stone mastic asphalt surface courses
238
10 Thin surface course materials
258

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