Pavement Management - Articles and news items
Issue 3 2016 • 24 May 2016 • Halil Ceylan, Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan and Sunghwan Kim, from the Institute for Transportation at Iowa State University
With annual enplanements expected to reach 1.2 billion by 2032 it’s important that airports consider sustainable pavement design solutions. Halil Ceylan, Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan and Sunghwan Kim, from the Institute for Transportation at Iowa State University, discuss the implications on airside pavement design for large hub airports...
Issue 3 2014 • 17 June 2014 • Belkacem Laïmouche, Head of the Airfield Pavements Subdivision at the Civil Aviation Technical Center
Belkacem Laïmouche, Head of the Airfield Pavements Subdivision at the Civil Aviation Technical Center, presents numerical simulations of reflective cracking in asphalt concrete pavements reinforced with polyester geogrid...
Issue 1 2011 • 26 January 2011 • Frank Holt, ASTM International Committee Member
ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organisations in the world-a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Known for their high technical quality and market relevancy, ASTM International standards have an important role in the information infrastructure that guides design, manufacturing and trade in the global economy.ASTM Committee E17 on Vehicle-Pavement Systems formed in 1960 to bring together many of the worlds experts in friction and develop standards for data collection, equipment design and data analysis. In December 2010 E17 celebrated its 50th anniversary at its meeting in New Orleans. The Committee celebration was attended by one of the founders of the original committee, Mr. William Goodwin, who served as a Chairman of E17 and also as Chairman of ASTM.
Issue 5 2010 • 1 October 2010 • Alessandro Marradi, University of Pisa, Civil Engineering Department and Mattia Tamarozzi, University of Pisa,Civil Engineering Department
Fiumicino is the ‘hub’ airport for domestic, international, and intercontinental scheduled and charter flights. Ciampino, conversely, is the airport city dedicated to the low cost traffic, goods traffic of ‘express courier’ and to the General Aviation.