Highway Materials, Soils, and Concretes

Highway Materials, Soils, and Concretes

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For introductory courses in Civil Engineering/Construction Technology, including Construction Materials, Highway Construction, and Soil Mechanics courses. The text can also be utilized for basic courses in the areas of soil mechanics and concrete technology.Using practical levels of mathematics, language, and theory, this text provides a clear, concise, user-friendly introduction to the most current civil engineering and highway construction materials. It provides complete coverage of sources, properties, design methods, standards, tests and uses of materials and soils in various types of highway construction. Of particular value to Canadian colleges is the use of Canadian standards and practices in Chapter 7, Portland Cement Concrete.
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  • Paperback | 383 pages
  • 194 x 232 x 22mm | 780.17g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130993042
  • 9780130993045
  • 2,172,502

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This edition maintains the original goal of the text-to provide a clear, concise introduction to civil and highway construction materials, including soils, aggregates, asphalt mixtures, portland cement concrete, and other pavement materials.
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Table of contents

1. Engineering Properties of Soils. 2. Soil Investigation. 3. Compaction. 4. Aggregates. 5. Pavement Structure and Base. 6. Asphalt Pavements and Materials. 7. Portland Cement Concrete. Units, Symbols, and Abbreviations. Appendix. Bibliography. Index.
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