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dc.contributor.author Rust, FC
dc.contributor.author Hugo, F
dc.date.accessioned 2007-11-30T06:58:32Z
dc.date.available 2007-11-30T06:58:32Z
dc.date.issued 1990
dc.identifier.citation Rust, FC and Hugo, F. 1990. Towards performance-related design criteria and specifications for modified binders. Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Vol. 59, pp 54-69 en
dc.identifier.issn 0270-2932
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/1721
dc.description.abstract The reflection of primary cracks through overlays and seals on roads is recognised as a serious problem. The ingress of rain-water through these cracks can cause pumping which leads to forms of distress such as potholing and/or deformation. This can, in turn, lead to the premature failure of an otherwise sound pavement. Asphalt overlays and bituminous seals are often used to rehabilitate both flexible and rigid pavements. However, the reflection of cracks through these treatments will cause a recurrence of the same problems, thus invalidating the expenditure involved. Special or innovative materials such as bitumen-rubber, geofabrics and low-viscosity asphalt have been used in attempts to solve this problem with varying degrees of success. There is currently a lack of performance-related design criteria and specifications for the use of bitumen-rubbers and especially homogeneous modified binders. This is true for surface treatments as well s premix. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists en
dc.subject Measurement of crack movement en
dc.subject Fatigue testing en
dc.subject Crack-activity meter en
dc.subject Bitumen-rubber en
dc.title Towards performance-related design criteria and specifications for modified binders en
dc.type Article en


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