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MODELING OF ASPHALT CONCRETE

by Y. Richard Kim

MODELING OF ASPHALT CONCRETE Synopsis

An Expert Guide to Developing More-Durable and Cost-Effective Asphalt Pavements Written by distinguished experts from countries around the world, Modeling of Asphalt Concrete presents in-depth coverage of the current materials, methods, and models used for asphalt pavements. Included is state-of-the-art information on fundamental material properties and mechanisms affecting the performance of asphalt concrete, new rheological testing and analysis techniques, constitutive models, and performance prediction methodologies for asphalt concrete and asphalt pavements. Emphasis is placed on the modeling of asphalt mixes for specific geographic/climatic requirements. In light of America's crumbling infrastructure and our heavy usage of asphalt as a paving material, this timely reference is essential for the development of more-durable and cost-effective asphalt materials for both new construction and rehabilitation. Harness the Latest Breakthroughs in Asphalt Concrete Technology: * Asphalt Rheology * Constitutive Models * Stiffness Characterization * Models for Low-Temperature Cracking * Models for Fatigue Cracking and Moisture Damage * Models for Rutting and Aging

Book Information

ISBN: 9780071464628
Publication date: 4th April 2008
Author: Y. Richard Kim
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 460 pages
Categories: Highway & traffic engineering,

About Y. Richard Kim

Y. Richard Kim, Ph.D., P.E., is a professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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