Design and Performance of Road Pavements

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9780070144514: Design and Performance of Road Pavements

Build first-rate road pavements in a fraction of the time!

You'll design longer-lasting, more cost-effective road pavements faster and within your budget--every time--when you have this guide at your fingertips. This plain-English problem-solver is the first tool to combine the latest analytical design techniques with the results of more than 60 years of real-world pavement studies. Its foolproof design system is guaranteed to take the sweat out of designing, specifying and building new road pavements--and maintaining current ones. Put this hands-on pavement consultant to work and get the instant know-how to: perform everyday design tasks faster than ever; validate your designs with real-world pavement test results; complete your projects on time and within tight budgets; meet current standards and specs: AASHTO, ASTM, PSA and others; identify flaws in your designs before construction begins; stengthen existing roads for increased safety and longer life; solve tough day-to-day problems--from measuring skid resistance to reducing pavement deformation; and much, much more.

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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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