Highway Materials, Soils, and Concretes

Highway Materials, Soils, and Concretes

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For introductory courses in Civil Engineering/Construction Technology, including Construction Materials, Highway Construction, and Soil Mechanics courses. The text can also be utilized for basic courses in the areas of soil mechanics and concrete technology. Using practical levels of mathematics, language, and theory, this text provides a clear, concise, user-friendly introduction to the most current civil engineering and highway construction materials. It provides complete coverage of sources, properties, design methods, standards, tests and uses of materials and soils in various types of highway construction. Of particular value to Canadian colleges is the use of Canadian standards and practices in Chapter 7, Portland Cement Concrete.5-5.4 Asphalt materials (see Chapter 6) have often been used to stabilize base- course materials. ... silty sand Details regarding the design of these mixtures can be found in the institutea#39;s publication, A Basic Asphalt Emulsion Manual a€” MS 19 .

Title:Highway Materials, Soils, and Concretes
Author:Harold N. Atkins
Publisher:Pearson College Division - 2003


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