Pavement Engineering

Author: Rajib B. Mallick
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498758843
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Pavement Engineering will cover the entire range of pavement construction, from soil preparation to structural design and life-cycle costing and analysis. It will link the concepts of mix and structural design, while also placing emphasis on pavement evaluation and rehabilitation techniques. State-of-the-art content will introduce the latest concepts and techniques, including ground-penetrating radar and seismic testing. This new edition will be fully updated, and add a new chapter on systems approaches to pavement engineering, with an emphasis on sustainability, as well as all new downloadable models and simulations.

Pavement Structural Design Practices

Author: Raymond A. Forsyth
Publisher:
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This synthesis will be of interest to pavement, highway, and geotechnical engineers, and others interested in pavement structural design practices. Information is provided on flexible and rigid pavement design, design elements common to flexible and rigid pavement, and flexible and rigid pavement overlay design. Additionally, the synthesis discusses pavement research currently underway and recently completed by researchers of the United States and Canada. The structural design of flexible and rigid pavements has evolved from the application of engineering judgement to include a variety of processes. This report of the Transportation Research Board describes the various methods for structural pavement design in the United States and several Canadian provinces. Only the structural aspects of design are considered, that is, those intended to provide strength or stiffness to the pavement. The functional aspects of design (such as skid resistance), are not considered.

Principles of Pavement Design

Author: E. J. Yoder
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471977803
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Presents a complete coverage of all aspects of the theory and practice of pavement design including the latest concepts.

Highway Engineering

Author: Athanassios Nikolaides
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466579978
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An International Textbook, from A to Z Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality covers the basic principles of pavement management, highlights recent advancements, and details the latest industry standards and techniques in the global market. Utilizing the author’s more than 30 years of teaching, researching, and consulting experience, this text focuses on the design, construction, maintenance, and management of pavements for roads and highways, and covers the main topics in highway engineering. The author integrates pavement materials, material testing for acceptability and quality assurance, asphalt mix design, flexible and rigid pavement design, construction, maintenance and strengthening procedures, quality control of production and acceptance of asphalts, pavement evaluation, asphalt plants, and pavement recycling. He also includes both European and American (ASTM and AASHTO) standards and practice, and is extensively illustrated with references, tables, graphs, charts, and photographs. The book contains 18 chapters that cover: Soils for roadworks Aggregates for unbound, hydraulically bound materials, and bituminous mixtures Bitumen and bituminous binders Laboratory tests and properties of paving bitumen and bitumen emulsion Hot and cold bituminous mixtures Fundamental mechanical properties of bituminous mixtures and testing Production, transportation, laying, and compaction of bituminous mixtures Quality control and acceptance of bituminous mixtures Methods for determining stresses and strains in pavements Pavement design and construction Thickness design methodologies for flexible and rigid pavements Pavement maintenance Rehabilitation and strengthening Pavement evaluation Equipment for measuring surface and structural characteristics Pavement management Pavement recycling Written for civil engineering students and engineers engaged in highway projects or laboratory testing, Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality covers pavement engineering comprehensively as a textbook for undergraduates and graduates, and a valuable reference for practicing professionals.

Concrete Pavement Design Construction and Performance Second Edition

Author: Norbert J. Delatte
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466575115
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This second edition of Concrete Pavement Design, Construction, and Performance provides a solid foundation for pavement engineers seeking relevant and applicable design and construction instruction. It relies on general principles instead of specific ones, and incorporates illustrative case studies and prime design examples to highlight the material. It presents a thorough understanding of materials selection, mixture proportioning, design and detailing, drainage, construction techniques, and pavement performance. It also offers insight into the theoretical framework underlying commonly used design procedures as well as the limits of the applicability of the procedures. All chapters have been updated to reflect recent developments, including some alternative and emerging design technologies that improve sustainability. What’s New in the Second Edition: The second edition of this book contains a new chapter on sustainability, and coverage of mechanistic-empirical design and pervious concrete pavements. RCC pavements are now given a new chapter. The text also expands the industrial pavement design chapter. Outlines alternatives for concrete pavement solutions Identifies desired performance and behavior parameters Establishes appropriate materials and desired concrete proportions Presents steps for translating the design into a durable facility The book highlights significant innovations such as one is two-lift concrete pavements, precast concrete pavement systems, RCC pavement, interlocking concrete pavers, thin concrete pavement design, and pervious concrete. This text also addresses pavement management, maintenance, rehabilitation, and overlays.

Theoretische Bodenmechanik

Author: Karl Terzaghi
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642532446
Format: PDF
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2 nung der durch Änderungen in der Belastung und in den Entwässe rungsbedingungen verursachten Wirkungen meist nur sehr gering sind. Diese Feststellung gilt im besonderen Maße für alle jene Auf gaben, die sich mit der Wirkung des strömenden Wasser befassen, weil hier untergeordnete Abweichungen in der Schichtung, die durch Probebohrungen nicht aufgeschlossen werden, von großem Einfluß sein können. Aus diesem Grunde unterscheidet sich die Anwendung der theoretischen Bodenmechanik auf den Erd- und Grundbau ganz wesentlich von der Anwendung der technischen Mechanik auf den Stahl-, Holz- und Massivbau. Die elastischen Größen der Baustoffe Stahl oder Stahlbeton sind nur wenig veränderlich, und die Gesetze der angewandten Mechanik können für die praktische Anwendung ohne Einschränkung übertragen werden. Demgegenüber stellen die theoretischen Untersuchungen in der Bodenmechanik nur Arbeits hypothesen dar, weil unsere Kenntnisse über die mittleren physikalischen Eigenschaften des Untergrundes und über den Verlauf der einzelnen Schichtgrenzen stets unvollkommen und sogar oft äußerst unzuläng lich sind. Vom praktischen Standpunkt aus gesehen, sind die in der Bodenmechanik entwickelten Arbeitshypothesen jedoch ebenso an wendbar wie die theoretische Festigkeitslehre auf andere Zweige des Bauingenieurwesens. Wenn der Ingenieur sich der in den grundlegen den Annahmen enthaltenen Unsicherheiten bewußt ist, dann ist er auch imstande, die Art und die Bedeutung der Unterschiede zu er kennen, die zwischen der Wirklichkeit und seiner Vorstellung über die Bodenverhältnisse bestehen.

Application of Geotechnical Principles in Pavement Engineering

Author: A. T. Papagiannakis
Publisher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers
ISBN: 9780784403921
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Explains how to characterize the properties of pavement layers using a number of alternative techniques developed and used for characterizing soil. The five papers consider laboratory testing under triaxial dynamic stress state conditions, measuring in situ the effect of moisture content on subgrade

Kundennutzen durch digitale Transformation

Author: Elke Brucker-Kley
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 366255707X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Dieses Buch ist eine Open-Access-Publikation unter einer CC BY 4.0 Lizenz. Dieses Buch präsentiert die Ergebnisse einer qualitativen und quantitativen Studie, die das Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik in Kooperation mit dem Institut für Marketingmanagement der ZHAW School of Management and Law 2016 durchgeführt hat. Ziel der Business-Process-Management-Studie, mit der seit 2011 regelmäßig Status quo und Best Practices im deutschsprachigen Raum erhoben werden, war es, die Rolle des Prozessmanagements als Gestaltungshebel der digitalen Transformation zu beleuchten.

Prozessintelligenz

Author: Elke Brucker-Kley
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662557053
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Dieses Buch ist eine Open-Access-Publikation unter einer CC BY 4.0 Lizenz. Um die Wirksamkeit des Prozessmanagements zu erhöhen, braucht es eine Brücke zum operativen Geschäft. Prozessintelligenz bietet hierfür hilfreiche Ansatzpunkte. Die Process-Management-Studie 2015 des Instituts für Wirtschaftsinformatik an der Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften ZHAW School of Management and Law widmet sich diesem Thema und beleuchtet Status quo und Erfolgsmuster. In Fallstudien mit fünf Unternehmen werden Herausforderungen, Lösungsansätze und Nutzen von Prozessintelligenz aufgezeigt. Die Ergebnisse einer Online-Befragung zur Ausrichtung des Prozessmanagements und zum Methoden- und Werkzeugeinsatz bei Unternehmen komplettieren das Bild.