Materials for Road and Hydraulic Constructions
This book describes the properties and behavior of materials used for road and hydraulic constructions. This means that a thorough analysis is presented concerning the physical, mechanical and chemical aspects of a variety of materials used for these applications. By studying the contents the reader understands how to use in a proper way and how to design. All relevant components of the constructions are dealt with. Accent is given to concrete and asphalt, as well as bounded or unbounded granular materials. Attention is also paid to execution, environment, durability and sustainability.