Road materials, Civil Engineering

Road Materials

Earthwork and pavements constitute a significant part of the cost of a road. Hence it is desirable that thorough investigations be done about the availability of soil and other road materials of good quality at economical distance.


After studying this unit, you should be able to

  • know the procedures involved in identifying and testing of soil, and
  • understand the property of aggregates and binders like bitumen and cement for road work.


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