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Road location
1.1Complexity of the location process
1.2Overview of the location process
1.3Location surveys in non-built-up locales
1.4Road location in built-up areas
1.5Locating water crossings
1.6Aerial photography
1.7Other remote sensing techniques
Subsurface investigations
2.1Investigation aims
2.2Sequencing of the investigation
2.3Subsurface exploration methods
2.4Preparing the main report
Plans, specifications and contracts
3.2Documentation of a major road improvement project
3.3The European dimension
Soils for roadworks
4.1Soil formation and types of soil
4.2Soil profiles
4.3Soil particles
4.4Soil water
4.5Soil phase relationships
4.6Frost action in soils
4.7Identification and description of soils in the field
4.8Soil classification
4.9Basic soil tests
4.10Soil testing: a comment on the European dimension
Materials used in road pavements
5.1Penetration-grade refinery bitumens
5.2Natural asphalts
5.3Cutback bitumens
5.4Bitumen emulsions
5.5Road tars and tar-bitumens
5.6Modified bitumens
5.9Conventional aggregates
5.10Secondary aggregates
Soil-stabilized pavements
6.1Why stabilize soils?
6.2Mechanical stabilization
6.3Cement stabilization
6.4Lime stabilization
6.5Construction of cement- and lime-treated courses in pavements
6.6Bituminous stabilization
Surface drainage for roads
7.1Importance of surface drainage
7.2Types and uses of surface drains
7.3Estimating the surface run-off
7.4Draining the carriageway
Subsurface moisture control for road pavements
8.1Why subsurface moisture control is so important
8.2Protecting the road pavement and foundation
8.3Designing and laying conventional longitudinal subdrains
8.4French drains
8.5Geotextiles in drains
Introduction to pavement design
9.1Evolution of the road pavement
9.2The component layers of a road pavement: types and functions
9.3Some basic considerations affecting pavement design
9.4Flexible pavement design methods
9.5Rigid pavement design considerations
Earthworks and unbound bases for pavements
10.1Establishing the horizontal and vertical alignment
10.2Earthworks quantities
10.3Balancing earthworks quantities
10.4Excavation and earthmoving equipment
10.5Compaction specifications
10.6Compaction equipment for earthworks
10.8Materials used in embankments
10.9Preparing the subgrade
10.10Unbound capping and subbase layers
10.11Unbound roadbases
Premixed bituminous-bound courses: standard materials
11.1Advantages and disadvantages of standard ‘recipe-type’ specifications
11.2Harmonization of European standards
11.4Standard ‘recipe-type’ specifications currently used in the UK
11.5Possible future standard wearing course materials
12.1Why design bituminous paving mixtures?
12.2Standard ‘recipe’ approach
12.3Engineering design approach
12.4Outline of procedure for analysing a compacted paving mixture
12.5Terms used in bituminous mix design
12.6Marshall method of mix design
12.7Advanced mix design methods
13.2Preparing the foundation
13.3Placing the forms for conventional paving trains
13.4Joint assemblies and reinforcement
13.5Preparing the concrete
13.6Placing and finishing the concrete
13.7Texturing of running surfaces
13.8Curing the concrete
13.9Other pavements with concrete
14.2Foundation design
14.3Traffic assessment
14.4Thickness design of pavements
Analytical design of flexible pavements
15.2Pavement design period and design loading
15.3Structural analysis of layered elastic systems
15.4Design criteria used in analytical methods
15.6Layer characterization for purposes of structural analysis
15.7Damage computations and performance models
15.8Concluding comments
16.4Modulus of subgrade reaction
16.6Fibre-reinforced pavement quality concrete
16.7Thermal and moisture-related stresses in concrete slabs
16.8Crack control methods
16.11Some research results
16.12Design of concrete block paving
Basic road maintenance operations
17.1Importance of maintenance
17.2Scope of road maintenance
17.3Maintenance management systems
17.4Maintenance rating systems for bituminous roads
17.5Maintenance rating systems for concrete roads
17.6Maintenance of bituminous pavements
17.7Maintenance of concrete pavements
17.8Maintenance of unsurfaced soil–aggregate pavements
17.9Maintenance of other roadway features
17.10Winter maintenance operations
17.11External influences on maintenance operations
17.12Future directions of road maintenance
Wet skid resistance
18.2What is wet skid resistance?
18.3Why should the highway engineer consider wet skid resistance?
18.4Development of methods to measure wet skid resistance
18.8A critical evaluation of the PSV test method
18.9The contact patch: understanding what happens
19.3Factors affecting the use of surface dressing systems
19.4Theory underlying the design of surface dressing
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