Synopsis : Asphalt Materials Science and Technology written by Philip Webster, published by Unknown which was released on 08 September 2020. Download Asphalt Materials Science and Technology Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.
Asphalt is a semi-solid, black and sticky form of petroleum which is also known as bitumen. It may be found in natural deposits or it could be a refined product called pitch. Pitch is derived from petroleum, coal, plants and tar or it is manufactured. Asphalt is primarily used in road constructions as a binder or glue that is mixed with aggregate particles such as sand, gravel, recycled concrete and crushed stones to create asphalt concrete. The other main uses of asphalt include bituminous waterproofing systems that are designed to protect the commercial and residential buildings from water. This book includes some of the vital pieces of work being conducted across the world, on various topics related to asphalt material. Most of the topics introduced in this book cover new techniques and the applications of such material. It will provide comprehensive knowledge to the readers.