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Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields

Author(s):  Andreas Loizos,Imad Al-Qadi,Tom Scarpas
Publisher:  CRC Press
Accession Number:  8226
Class Number:  629.04 LOI/B
About Book:  Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields includes the contributions to the 10th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields (BCRRA 2017, 28-30 June 2017, Athens, Greece). The papers cover aspects related to materials, laboratory testing, design, construction, maintenance and management systems of transport infrastructure, and focus on roads, railways and airfields. Additional aspects that concern new materials and characterization, alternative rehabilitation techniques, technological advances as well as pavement and railway track substructure sustainability are included. The contributions discuss new concepts and innovative solutions, and are concentrated but not limited on the following topics: - Subgrade soils - Unbound granular materials - Asphalt mixes - Performance of asphalt mixes with additives - Effect of traffic loading - Structural design methods - In-situ measurements techniques and monitoring - Backcalculation analyses of deflection measurements - Structural evaluation - Pavement serviceability condition - Rehabilitation and maintenance issues - Stabilization and reinforcement - Recycled materials and techniques - Performance modeling - Mechanics of layers interfaces - Geophysical assessment - Airfield pavements structures - Railway track structures - Environmental challenges - Life cycle assessment and sustainability - Full-scale testing - Case histories Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields is essential reading for academics and professionals involved or interested in transport infrastructure systems, in particular roads, railways and airfields.
 
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