Advancement in the design and performance of sustainable asphalt pavements : proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017, on sustainable civil infrastructures

GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition (1st : 2017 : Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt)


  • GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition (1st : 2017 : Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt)

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  • This volume on "Advancement in the Design and Performance of Sustainable Asphalt Pavements" includes a collection of research and practical papers from an international research and technology activities on Mixture Design Innovation, Structural Pavement Design, Advancement in Production and Construction, Climate Changes and Effects on Infrastructure, Green Energy, Technology and Integration. The volume constitutes an important contribution in view of the urgent need to develop materials, designs, and practices to ensure the sustainability of transportation infrastructure. This volume is part of the proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2017.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Preface; Contents; Development and Finite Element Analysis of Piezoelectric-Based Prototypes for Harvesting Energy from Roadway Pavement; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Fabrication of Prototypes and Experimental Plan; 2.1 Prototype I; 2.2 Prototype II; 3 Results and Discussions; 3.1 Finite Element Analysis; 3.2 Economic Analysis; 4 Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References; A Bitumen-Based Prototype to Predict the Workability of Asphalt Concrete Mixtures; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Research Motivation and Objectives; 3 Principle of Workability
  • 4 Configurations of Developed Workability Prototype4.1 Description of the Proposed Prototype; 4.2 Design and Fabrication of the Spindle; 5 Workability of Polymer-Modified and Warm Mix Asphalt; 6 Materials and Preparations; 7 Discussion; 7.1 Workability Index (WI); 7.2 Shear Stress Versus Shear Rate for Polymer-Modified Bitumen; 7.3 Predicting Mixing Temperature of Modified Asphalt Mixtures; 8 Summary and Conclusions; 9 Recommendations; Acknowledgments; References; The Use of Wastewater in Construction of Base Course Layers in Pavement Structures; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Objectives
  • 3 Laboratory Testing Program3.1 Properties of Used Water Samples; 3.2 Properties of Base Course Material; 4 Results Discussions; 4.1 Effect of Wastewater on Compaction Characteristics of Base Course Material; 4.2 Effect of Wastewater on CBR of Base Course Material; 5 Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References; Hydraulic Conductivity of Layered Compacted Granular Materials Used as Pavement Foundation; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Materials, Physical Properties, and Methods; 3 Hydraulic Conductivity Principles and Set Up; 4 Sample Preparation and Testing Procedure; 5 Results of Experimental Works
  • 6 ConclusionsReferences; Extending the Service Life of Bridges Through Proper Compaction of Asphalt Decks; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Development of Asphalt Multi Integrated Roller (AMIR); 1.2 Review of AMIR Field Trial Results; 2 The Selected Bridges; 3 Bridges Construction and Compaction Process; 3.1 MTO Specifications; 3.2 Highway 34 Bridge Condition; 3.3 Holt Road Bridge Condition; 3.4 Distress River Bridge Condition; 4 Evaluation of the Compaction Quality; 4.1 Results of Field Permeability Measurements; 4.2 Results of Densities and Relative Compaction
  • 4.3 Inspection of Finishing of Asphalt Surface4.4 Economic Benefit of the Use of Amir Technology; 5 Conclusions; References; Characteristics of Jointed Rigid Airfield Pavement Using Different Material Parameters and Modeling Techniques; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Objectives; 3 Model Description; 3.1 Pavement Material Models; 3.1.1 The Development of the Finite Element Model; 3.2 Aircraft Loading; 3.3 Verification of the Model; 4 Analysis of Results; 4.1 Effect of Concrete Slab Material Properties and Related Modeling Parameters
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