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Modeling and Design of Flexible Pavements and Materials

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Modeling and Design of Flexible Pavements and Materials

Modeling and Design of Flexible Pavements and Materials by Dallas N. Little, David H. Allen, Amit Bhasin
English | 2018 | ISBN: 3319584413 | 693 Pages | PDF | 40.8 MB

This textbook lays out the state of the art for modeling of asphalt concrete as the major structural component of flexible pavements. The text adopts a pedagogy in which a scientific approach, based on materials science and continuum mechanics, predicts the performance of any configuration of flexible roadways subjected to cyclic loadings. The authors incorporate state-of the-art computational mechanics to predict the evolution of material properties, stresses and strains, and roadway deterioration. Designed specifically for both students and practitioners, the book presents fundamentally complex concepts in a clear and concise way that aids the roadway design community to assimilate the tools for designing sustainable roadways using both traditional and innovative technologies.