Asphalt Pavements: A Practical Guide to Design, Production and Maintenance for Engineers and Architects, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Asphalt Pavements

A Practical Guide to Design, Production and Maintenance for Engineers and Architects, 1st Edition

By Patrick Lavin

CRC Press

462 pages

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Description

Asphalt Pavements provides the know-how behind the design, production and maintenance of asphalt pavements and parking lots. Incorporating the latest technology, this book is the first to focus primarily on the design, production and maintenance of low-volume roads and parking areas.

Special attention is given to determining the traffic capacity, required thickness and asphalt mixture type for parking applications. Topics covered include: material information such as binder properties, testing grading and selection; construction information such as mixing plant operation, proportioning, mixture placement and compaction; and design information such as thickness and mixture design methods and guidelines on applying these to highways, city streets and parking Areas.

It is an essential practical guide aimed at those engineers and architects who are not directly involved in the asphalt industry, but who nonetheless need to have a good general knowledge of the subject. Asphalt Pavements provides a novice with enough information to completely design, construct and specify an asphalt pavement.

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This book is suitable for special libraries serving engineers and architects, as well as technical colleges or engineering college libraries. - E-Streams

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Binders 2. Aggregates 3. Traffic and Environment 4. Pavement Structural Design 5. Mixture Design 6. Construction 7. Speciality: Asphalt Mixers 8. Pavement Distress 9. Pavement Maintenance 10. Estimating and Specifying Asphalt Pavements 11. Draft Parking Lot Specification Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Appendix E

About the Author

Patrick Lavin is a registered professional engineer in the State of Florida

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC009000
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General