Design and Construction of Pavements and Rail Tracks: Geotechnical Aspects and Processed Materials

1st Edition

Antonio Gomes Correia, Yoshitsugu Momoya, Fumio Tatsuoka

CRC Press
Published May 24, 2007
Reference - 210 Pages
ISBN 9780415433624 - CAT# SW3622

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Summary

Design and Construction of Pavements and Rail Tracks - Geotechnical Aspects and Processed Materials is a compilation of selected contributions produced between 2002 and 2005 by the International Committee TC3 - Geotechnics of Pavements of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), a committee dedicated to gathering current knowledge of geotechnical aspects relating to pavements and rail tracks. The volume presents advanced procedures for laboratory and field materials characterization, including processed materials (non-conventional road construction materials), novel tests for field stiffness evaluation, a pre-standard for roller integrated continuous compaction control and new theories for evaluation of the long term performance of materials, including environmental aspects. These contributions represent the latest developments relating to the design, construction and long term performance of pavements, rail tracks and earth structures, with emphasis on the geotechnical and environmental background.

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