The influence of recycled asphalt pavement on the fatigue performance of asphalt concrete base courses

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dc.contributor.author Tabakovic, Amir
dc.contributor.author Gibney, Amanda
dc.contributor.author McNally, Ciaran
dc.contributor.author Gilchrist, M. D.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-27T16:09:28Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-27T16:09:28Z
dc.date.copyright 2010 ASCE en
dc.date.issued 2010-06
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering en
dc.identifier.issn 0899-1561
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3189
dc.description.abstract This paper presents the physical properties of Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) and its influence on the mechanical performance of a binder course asphalt pavement mix. A series of binder course mixes were designed containing varying percentages of RAP. A mix made from only virgin material was selected as the control mix for the investigation. The effect of introducing RAP into the binder course mix was evaluated through a series of laboratory tests including the Marshall test, the indirect tensile stiffness modulus Test, the indirect tensile fatigue test and the water sensitivity test. A Circular Wheel Track (CWT) was developed in order to study the dynamic effects of a rolling wheel travelling over an asphalt pavement. The CWT was commissioned within a temperature controlled room along with a customised data acquisition system. The system involves the testing of rectangular slabs and allows for the investigation of dynamic tensile strain. The laboratory tests have shown that the introduction of RAP to the binder course mix resulted in an improvement in all mechanical properties. In particular, it was found that the mix containing up to 30% RAP, displayed improved fatigue resistance relative to the control mix manufactured from virgin materials. en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Society of Civil Engineers en
dc.relation.requires Architecture, Landscape & Civil Engineering Research Collection en
dc.relation.requires Electrical, Electronic & Mechanical Engineering Research Collection en
dc.subject Recycling en
dc.subject Asphalt pavements en
dc.subject Performance characteristics en
dc.subject.lcsh Pavements, Asphalt--Recycling en
dc.subject.lcsh Pavements--Performance en
dc.subject.lcsh Pavements, Asphalt--Mechanical properties en
dc.title The influence of recycled asphalt pavement on the fatigue performance of asphalt concrete base courses en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000093 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 22 en
dc.identifier.issue 6 en
dc.identifier.startpage 643 en
dc.identifier.endpage 650 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000093
dc.neeo.contributor Tabakovic|Amir|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Gibney|Amanda|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor McNally|Ciaran|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Gilchrist|M. D.|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Enterprise Ireland en
dc.description.admin ti,ke,SB-08/09/2011 en


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