ERIC Number: ED023271
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The Asphalt Handbook.
Asphalt Inst., College Park, MD.
The new and completely revised edition of the Asphalt Handbook, a standard reference work in the field of asphalt technology and construction, summarizes with reference the information contained in other Asphalt Institute technical manuals. Major areas discussed include the following--(1) uses of asphalt, (2) terms relating to asphalt and its uses, (3) tests, (4) summary of specifications and principal recommendations, (5) design of asphalt construction equipment, (6) construction of asphalt pavements, and (6) stage construction, reconstruction, and maintenance. In addition, other areas elaborated on were roadway appurtenances, asphalt surfaces on bridges, railroad usage, paved parking areas and driveways, asphalt in hydraulics, and miscellaneous uses of asphalt. Useful tables, miscellaneous information, charts, diagrams, drawings, and photographs are also provided. (RK)
Descriptors: Asphalts, Construction Industry, Construction Materials, Construction (Process), Driveways, Parking Facilities, Technology
The Asphalt Institute, Asphalt Institute Building, College Park, Maryland.
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Asphalt Inst., College Park, MD.