Modeling of Asphalt Concrete (McGraw-Hill Construction) (Hardcover)

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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.
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.

Product Details ISBN: 9780071464628
ISBN-10: 007146462X
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: December 1st, 2007
Pages: 460
Language: English
Series: McGraw-Hill Construction