Application of Geotechnical Principles in Pavement Engineering

by A. T. Papagiannakis,
C. W. Schwartz,

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0392-1 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0392-9 (ISBN-10), 1998, Soft Cover, Pg. vi, 82
22 cm
GSP Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 85
Conference information: Sessions of ASCE Annual Convention | Boston, Massachusetts, United States | October 18-21, 1998

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


This proceedings, Application of Geotechnical Principles in Pavement Engineering, contains a compendium of five papers demonstrating a variety of applications of geotechnical principles in the characterization and analysis of pavement structures. These papers discuss the advantages of dynamic confining pressure triaxial testing for characterizing anisotropic subgrade layers; a method for establishing the seasonal effects of moisture on the resilient modulus of subgrade soils through a series of field observations; a method of obtaining subgrade resilient modulus through cone penetrometer testing; a method of establishing the resilient modulus of cohesionless subgrade soils using the gyratory testing apparatus; and finally, the idea of using computer imaging techniques to characterize the microstructure of asphalt concretes and study particle orientation and segregation.

Subject Headings: Penetration tests | Soil modulus | Triaxial tests | Subgrades | Cohesionless soils | Soil water | Resilient modulus


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