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Alternative materials in road construction: 2nd edition

Alternative materials in road construction: 2nd edition

8.636,74 RSD

autor: Philip Sherwood
broj stranica: 176
godina izdanja: 2001
vrsta uveza: tvrdi
dimenzije knjige (širina i visina):
jezik: engleski


With the landfill tax and the introduction of a tax on the use of primary aggregates, increasing financial pressure is now being exerted on highway engineers to provide the most economic alternatives to naturally-occurring roadmaking materials. Alternative materials in road construction: Second edition, provides practical guidance in the selection of substitute materials, including the economic and technical considerations of their use and advice on the benefits and pitfalls of each material.This fully revised second edition includes:Extensively re-written and updated sections on classification and sources Specifications of road making materials and environmental and economic considerations Enlarged sections on construction and demolition wastes to take account of the increasing concern at the depletion of natural resources and the much greater emphasis on recycling .A new chapter on Government and EC Policy with respect to environmental damage and recycling. Alternative materials in road construction: Second edition is divided into three parts. Part 1 discusses the demand and requirements of road making materials and the specifications that they have to meet if they are to give satisfactory performance in each of the road pavement layers. Part 2 describes, in turn, each of the materials that have potential uses. Part 3 explains the reasons why it is environmentally desirable that these waste materials and by-products should be used as alternatives to naturally occurring materials.Alternative materials in road construction: Second edition, will provide highway engineers with an invaluable resource that presents the knowledge and guidance to ensure the Government's policy of sustainable road construction is fulfilled.

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