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Components of a mix
Types of HMA in common use
Asphalt Concrete (AC)
Bitumen Macadam
Hot Rolled Asphalt
Other types of mixes
Modes of failure of HMA surfacings
Cracking in HMA surfacings
Failure of asphalt surfacings by plastic deformation
Effects of vehicle characteristics
Type of tyre
Tyre pressures
Safety considerations
Bitumen for HMA
Pre-hardening of bitumen
Requirements for penetration graded bitumens
Requirements for viscosity graded bitumens
European specifications for paving grade bitumens
Bitumen durability
Introduction to mix design methods
Volumetric design of HMA mixes
Aggregate particle size distributions for HMA
Particle size distributions for AC wearing courses
Particle size distributions for AC binder courses and roadbases
Particle size distributions for Dense Bitumen Macadam (DBM)
6 Mix design specifications
Mix design for continuously graded wearing courses
VMA and bitumen film thickness
For design traffic less than 5 million esa
For design traffic greater than 5 million esa
Other considerations for design of continuously graded mixes
Mix design for severe sites
Selection of grade of bitumen
Use of recycled asphalt
7 Mix production
General requirements
Aggregate stock piles and cold feeds
8 Construction of asphalt surfacings
Mixing and compaction
VIM after construction
AC mixes designed by the Marshall method
HMA designed by refusal compaction
9 References
10 Bibliography
11 Some of the AASHTO documents relevant to Superpave™
12 Applicable British Standards for HMA
13 Applicable CEN standards for HMA
Appendix A: Testing aggregates for use in HMA
Appendix B: Testing bitumens for use in HMA
Appendix C: Marshall design method and volumetric design
Appendix D: Superpave™
Appendix E: Performance tests for HMA design
Appendix F: Effect of compaction on design bitumen content
Appendix G: Refusal density test using a vibrating hammer
Appendix H: Recycling of bituminous materials
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Roadnote 19

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