Designed primarily to enable the engineer to design, specify and construct pavements to a required design life with due regard to available materials and their most economic use, the book also deals with the subsequent performance and maintenance of pavements.
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Discover the latest methods, of materials, and specifications for designing durable, economical pavements. Here is the only comprehensive reference to offer you authoritative guidance on all aspects of pavement design. Now revised and updated, this unique resource will enable you to design, specify, and construct first-rate pavements using available materials in the most economical way possible. The new Third Edition discusses all the latest developments in pavement design and materials, and features: Current standards and specifications from AASHTO, ASTM, and PDSA; Life-cycle forecasting for both flexible and concrete pavements; Comparisons of U.S. and European standards and specifications; Use of the metric system throughout. Complete with valuable pavement performance studies, the book also explores U.S. and Europeans research for forecasting pavement life on the basis of deflections under standard wheel loads. Whether you're a civil, transportation, or geotechnical engineer, the new edition of this one-of-a-kind refernce will give you the data and expertise required to design and build road pavements and that are second to none!
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Book Description Stationery Office Books, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 115504400