Strength and Failure of Bituminous Pavement Materials

Structure of Bituminous Pavements Flexible road structure is a combination of several layers, which serves the purpose of distributing the loads from the traffic (both dynamic and static) to the underlying layers in a level so that the layers can bear ...

Durability of Bituminous Pavements and Factors Affecting it

Durability of bituminous pavements helps to minimize maintenance cost. There are different factors which affect the durability of bituminous pavements are discussed. The ability of a structure to survive and give continued required performance throughout its life is called the durability. ...

Types of Failures in Rigid Pavements and their Causes and Repair Techniques

Failures in rigid pavements are caused by distresses due to various causes. Repair techniques these types of failures in rigid pavements are discussed. Types of Failures in Rigid Pavements The different types of distresses responsible for failures in rigid pavements are:Joint Spalling Faulting Polished ...

Design of Flexible Pavement by Semi Empirical Method

There are various methods of flexible pavement design such as empirical and semi-empirical methods. Flexible pavement design by semi-empirical method is discussed in this article. When a flexible pavement is subjected loading, the stress is maximum at the top layer of ...

FACTORS INFLUENCING PAVEMENT DESIGN

There are many factors affecting pavement design. These factors are appropriately considered for design and construction of good quality pavements. Pavements are engineered structures which are used as roads, runways, parking areas, etc. Ground or surface transportation is the most widely ...

PROPERTIES AND TESTING OF AGGREGATES FOR PAVEMENT WORKS

Aggregates plays vital role in the construction of pavement. They have great capability of load transfer to the Subgrade soil. Aggregates have different properties which are tested individually with different types of tests for the construction of pavement. ...