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Aggregate Impact Value Test (AIV)

The road aggregates are subjected to impact or pounding action during the construction process of pavement layers, particularly compaction by heavy rollers and also due to movement of heavy wheel loads of traffic, and...

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Ten Percent Fines Value

The ten percent fines value is a measure of an aggregate’s resistance to crushing, and it is applicable to all aggregates. This test is quite similar to the aggregate crushing test, which measures the...

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Aggregate Crushing Value Test

Stone aggregates used in the construction of road pavements should be resistant to crushing under the roller during construction and to heavy wheel loads on the pavement during its service life. The crushed (or...

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Construction Methodology of Dry Lean Concrete

Dry Lean Concrete (hereinafter referred to as “DLC”) is first layer of rigid pavement, mechanically rolled and compacted over sub-base (GSB). For all major State Highway and National Highway projects, a thickness of at...

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Hill Roads Challenges and Control Techniques

Hill roads are the terms used to refer to the roads built in a country’s mountainous areas. India has a sizable amount of hilly regions; among the 28 states and 8 union territories, 9...

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Soil Stabilization for Road Construction

The growth and sustainability of human civilization depend heavily on the road infrastructure. A nation’s overall progress and the health of its economy are reflected in the quality and condition of its road network....

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What is UHPFRC?

UHPFRC (stands for “Ultra High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete”) is an advanced construction material. It is generally consists of high amount of cement and silica fume as binder, relatively short steel fibers, hard fine...

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Technologies for the advancement of the Road Sector

India’s goal of having an economy of $5 trillion involves infrastructure as a key component. It has been proven that the nation’s socioeconomic development and the rate of infrastructure expansion are strongly correlated, with...

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Challenges in Bridge Structures and the Way Forward

┬áROLE OF TRANSPORTATION The road network is the most significant system in a country’s transportation infrastructure. It supports business in almost every sector of the national economy and is utilized by almost every person...

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Method Statement of Piezocone Penetration Test

Piezocone Penetration Testing (from now on represent as “CPTu”) is a quick, accurate, and efficient process for site characterization, stratigraphic profiling, soil engineering parameter evaluation, and geotechnical design for soft ground. It is also...