The Asphalt Handbook (MS-4) 7th Edition is the Asphalt Institute's comprehensive manual on the use of asphalt. For 70 years, it has served the asphalt industry as the primary reference manual for contractors, engineers, consultants, specifiers and user agencies. This new, expanded edition of more than 700 pages of text and illustrations showcases the advances in asphalt technology that have evolved since the previous edition was published in 1989. Users of this book will learn how to use the latest technologies to address a variety of modern pavement challenges, including durability, heavy loads, high traffic volumes, noise, smoothness and safety to meet the demands of today's driving public. The book offers chapters on types of asphalts, mix designs, mixing facilities, paving, compaction, surface treatments, recycling technologies, maintenance methods, rehabilitation and structural design. New topics covered by this updated, all-in-one desk reference for asphalt include:
New enhanced chapters include:
This book features an updated design and two-color layout, new graphics and photos, state-of-the-practice illustrations and charts, and a new topical/keyword index. Each chapter also includes a detailed reference list for more information when needed.