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The effect of aggregate type and size on the performance of thin surfacing materials

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Woodward, David, Woodside, Alan, Ellis, Richard, Phillips, Paul, Walsh, Ian and Sinhal, Ramesh (2008) The effect of aggregate type and size on the performance of thin surfacing materials. In: International Conference Managing Road and Runway Surfaces to improve safety, Cheltenham, England. SaferRoads.org. 13 pp. [Conference contribution]

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URL: http://www.saferroads.org.uk/2008papers.asp#anc10

Abstract

This paper considers the prediction of skid resistance for differing types of UK thin surfacing materials in relation to mix properties such as aggregate type and size. This is based on different research projects that have been in response to meeting the needs for sustainable construction i.e. providing a safer and longer lasting pavement. The traditional UK requirement for high values of skid resistance and texture must now be viewed along with properties such as noise, fatigue, permanent deformation and rolling resistance. Using examples and case studies the paper considers the implication of combining these sometimes conflicting properties.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > School of the Built Environment
Research Institutes and Groups:Built Environment Research Institute
Built Environment Research Institute > Centre for Sustainable Technologies (CST)
ID Code:16005
Deposited By:Dr David Woodward
Deposited On:09 Dec 2010 12:05
Last Modified:09 Dec 2010 12:05

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