Bituminous Materials, Mixtures, And Pavements (CV491)

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Bituminous Materials, Mixtures, And Pavements (CV491)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)


Introduction to bituminous materials, processing of petroleum crude. Bituminous binders - types, characteristics, test protocols, and recent developments in binder modifications. Aggregates - production, properties, test methods, grading, and blending. Bituminous mixtures - types, characteristics, mix design methods, and tests. Bituminous pavement construction - mixture production, transportation, placement, compaction and finishing operation. Bituminous Pavements - different bituminous layers, and specifications.


1) Hot Mix Asphalt Materials, Mixture Design and Construction, Third Edition, National Asphalt Pavement Association, Research and Education Foundation, Lanham, Maryland, 2009. 2) Bituminous Road Construction in India, by P.S.Kandhal, PHI Learning Private Limited; Revised edition, 2016. Relevant Standards and Guidelines published by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and the American Standard for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International.

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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