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Thermomechanical analysis of aged asphalt pavements at low temperature



Title: Thermomechanical analysis of aged asphalt pavements at low temperature
Author(s): T. Pucci, H. Di Benedetto
Paper category : conference
Book title: Sixth International RILEM Symposium on Performance Testing and Evaluation of Bituminous Materials
Editor(s): M. N. Partl
Print-ISBN: 2-912143-35-7
e-ISBN: 2912143772
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2003
Pages: 473 - 479
Total Pages: 7
Nb references: 16
Language: English


Abstract: This paper presents laboratory investigations realized on asphalt pavements' samples, cored on a swiss highway, and their behavior at cold temperatures through a thermal stress restrained test. This laboratory analysis was undertaken on samples cored in the lane called "normal lane" and, on the other hand, on the materials taken from the emer-gency lane of an 8 years old highway. In this way, the bituminous mixes submitted to 8 years of traffic loads have been compared to the emergency lane mixes having only been submitted to 8 years of environmental actions supposed to be without any traffic. Bitu-minous mix samples were made with pure bitumen and polymer modified bitumen, which represent 16 different products.


Online publication: 2003-03-02
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/2912143772.059


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