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For one/two-semester, undergraduate/graduate courses in Pavement Design. This up-to-date text covers both theoretical and practical aspects of pavement analysis and design. It includes some of the latest developments in the field, and some very useful computer software-developed by the author-with detailed instructions.
Pavements are engineered structures essential to transportation, commerce and trade, and everyday life. In order for them to perform as expected, they must be designed, constructed, maintained, and managed properly. Providing a comprehensive overview of the subject, Pavement Engineering: Principles and Practice, Second Edition covers a wide range of topics in asphalt and concrete pavements, from soil preparation to structural design and construction. This new edition includes updates in all chapters and two new chapters on emerging topics that are becoming universally important: engineering of sustainable pavements and environmental mitigation in transportation projects. It also contains new examples and new figures with more informative schematics as well as helpful photographs. The text describes the significance of standards and examines traffic, drainage, concrete mixes, asphalt binders, distress and performance in concrete and asphalt pavements, and pavement maintenance and rehabilitation. It also contains a chapter on airport pavements and discusses nondestructive tests for pavement engineering using nuclear, deflection-based, electromagnetic, and seismic equipment. The authors explore key concepts and techniques for economic analysis and computing life-cycle cost, instrumentation for acquiring test data, and specialty applications of asphalt and concrete. The Second Edition includes more relevant issues and recently developed techniques and guidelines for practical problems, such as selection of pavement type, effect of vehicle tires, and use of smart sensors in rollers and software for drainage analysis. This book presents in-depth, state-of-the-art knowledge in a range of relevant topics in pavement engineering, with numerous examples and figures and comprehensive references to online resources for literature and software. It provides a good understanding of construction practices essential for new engineers and materials processing and construction needed for solving numerous problems.
A comprehensive, state-of-the-art guide to pavement design and materials With innovations ranging from the advent of SuperpaveTM, the data generated by the Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) project, to the recent release of the Mechanistic-Empirical pavement design guide developed under NCHRP Study 1-37A, the field of pavement engineering is experiencing significant development. Pavement Design and Materials is a practical reference for both students and practicing engineers that explores all the aspects of pavement engineering, including materials, analysis, design, evaluation, and economic analysis. Historically, numerous techniques have been applied by a multitude of jurisdictions dealing with roadway pavements. This book focuses on the best-established, currently applicable techniques available. Pavement Design and Materials offers complete coverage of: The characterization of traffic input The characterization of pavement bases/subgrades and aggregates Asphalt binder and asphalt concrete characterization Portland cement and concrete characterization Analysis of flexible and rigid pavements Pavement evaluation Environmental effects on pavements The design of flexible and rigid pavements Pavement rehabilitation Economic analysis of alternative pavement designs The coverage is accompanied by suggestions for software for implementing various analytical techniques described in these chapters. These tools are easily accessible through the book’s companion Web site, which is constantly updated to ensure that the reader finds the most up-to-date software available.
Master the principles, analysis, and design in pavement engineering This student-friendly textbook offers comprehensive coverage of pavement design and highways. Written by two seasoned civil engineering educators, the book contains precise explanations of traditional and computerized mechanistic design methods along with detailed examples of real-world pavement and highway projects. Pavement Design: Materials, Analysis, and Highways shows, step by step, how to apply the latest, software-based AASHTOWare Pavement Mechanistic-Empirical Design method. Each design topic is covered in separate, modular chapters, enabling you to tailor a course of study. Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) sample questions are also provided in each chapter. Coverage includes: Stress-strain in pavement Soils, aggregates, asphalt, and portland cement concrete Traffic analysis for pavement design Distresses and distress-prediction models in flexible and rigid pavement Flexible and rigid pavement design by AASHTO 1993 and AASHTOWare Overlay and drainage design Sustainable and rehabilitation pavement design, pavement management, and recycling Geometric design of highways
This book examines alternative design procedures for plain and piled raft foundations. It explores the assumptions that are made in the analysis of soil - structure interaction, together with the associated calculation methods. The book gives many examples of project applications covering a wide range of structural forms and ground conditions.
This book is designed to serve as a comprehensive text for undergraduate as well as first-year master’s students of civil engineering in India. Now, in the second edition, the book incorporates a thorough revision and extension of topics covered in the previous edition. In order to keep the treatment focused, the emphasis is on roadways (highways) based transportation systems. SALIENT FEATURES OF THE BOOK • Analysis of characteristics of vehicles and drivers that affect traffic and design of traffic facilities. • Principles of road geometry design and how to lay a road. • Characterization and analysis of flows on highways, unsignalized and signalized intersections, toll plazas, etc. • Design principles for traffic facilities. • Engineering characteristics of pavement materials. • Structural analysis and design of highway pavements. • Principles of pavement design with special reference to the Indian conditions. • Evaluation and maintenance of highways. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SECOND EDITION • Incorporates the latest and up-to-date information on the topics covered. • Includes a large number of figures, tables, worked-out examples, and exercises highlighting practical engineering design problems. • Elaborates text by introducing new sections on Continuum Models of Traffic Flow, Traffic Flow at Toll Plazas, Determination of Critical Gap, Occlusion of Signs, Fleet Allocation, Vehicle and Crew Assignment, Elastic Solution of Layered Structures, Analysis of Concrete Pavement Structures, Functional Evaluation of Pavements, Highway Economics and Finance, etc. in respective chapters.

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