Pavement Materials

Course Name: 

Pavement Materials

Programme: 

M.Tech (Transportation Engineering)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03(3-0-0)

Content: 

Aggregates: Origin, classification, requirements, properties and tests on road aggregates for flexible and rigid pavements, Importance of aggregate shape factor in mix design. Bitumen and Tar: Origin, Preparation, properties and tests, constitution of bituminous road binders, requirements, criterion for selection of different binders, Bituminous emulsions and Cutbacks: fillers, extenders, polymers, crum rubber and anti - stripping agents on pavement performance. Bituminous mixes, Cement Concrete for Pavement Construction

References: 

1. SRL, DSIR, Bituminous Materials in Road Construction, HMSO Publication 2. ISI and IRC Publications on relevant topics 3. Asphalt Institute, The Asphalt Hand Book

Department: 

Civil Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Varghese George, Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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