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Comparison of Effective CBR Value between Japanese Formula and Elastic Two Layer Theories (Presentation 745)

The upper 500 mm of soil, whether in embankment or in cutting, compacted to a higher density than that of the native soil below it is considered as the subgrade of pavement. In case the existing embankment soil is weak, it is a common practice to use borrow materials of suitable quality compacted to ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Swapan K. Bagui and K.K. Verma, Organization: Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): General

New Generation Pavement Design with Nanotechnology (Presentation 742)

We have come a long way since experience based road design of 1950s, to today’s Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Guideline (MEPDG). However, MEPDG being expensive and heavily dependent on software programs, AASHTO 1993 Empirical Pavement Designcontinues to form the basis for pavement desi ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Vivek Kane, Organization: Zydex, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): General

Safer Roads – A Way Towards Economic Growth: A Case Study on Landslide Mitigation Measures Along MH-58 in Uttarakhand, India

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 16 Nov. 2017 in Parallel Sessions VIII : Innovative Road Infrastructure, from 16h30 to 18h00 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Minimol Korulla, A Veeraragavan, Rupesh Kumar, Kinjal Parmar and S Reginald, Organization: Various, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): General

Road Networks as Ecological Corridors: A Case for Sustainable Road Landscapes in India (Presentation 800)

With over 3.3 million kilometres of roads across India (NHAI), roads and highways together form the single largest contiguous network of open space available in the country today. This transit network has 96,000km of national highways alone, set to increase exponentially to 200,000 km. Expressways, ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Nidhi Madan, Organization: LEED AP, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change, General

Self-Healing Pavements: A Revolution in Pavement Materials (Presentation 739)

Self-repairing is an intrinsic property of bitumen. When it is subjected to a rest period, bituminous material has the potential to restore its stiffness and strength by closing the micro cracks that occur when the pavement is subjected to traffic loads. It requires adequate amount of rest time to u ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Sampath Kumar Pasupunuri, Devesh Tiwari, Sunil Jain and Pradeep Kumar, Organization: CSIR - Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change, General

Asset Management of Low Volume Rural Roads (Presentation 785)

A wide range of government institutions are building rural roads in India. Rural roads comprise about 85 per cent of total road network. The massive rural road network has several benefits, both in economic and social terms. Since December 2000, the Government of India has through the PMGSY embarked ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: T K Subhaash, Organization: Hindustan Colas Pvt Ltd, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Finances & Economics, Governance, General

Road Roughness and Inventory Survey with Smart Phones (Presentation 892)

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 16 Nov. 2007 in Parallel Sessions VII : Managing Road Assets, from 14h30 to 16h00 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Micke Kedback, Organization: Roadroid, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Finances & Economics, Governance, General

Comparison of Rural Road Prioritisation between Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) process and Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) to approach the suitable and effective analysis. (Presentation 843)

The main form of transport in Thailand logistics is road transport followed by port, rail and air transport respectively. Because of the road structure the most advance so all the road network is connected hence it provides the most convenient than other means of transport. However, the road transpo ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Koson Janmonta, Koonnamas Punthutaecha and Wit Ratanachot, Organization: Department of Rural Roads, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Finances & Economics, Governance, General

DEM Simulation of Punch Test for Mechanical Characterisation of Critical Mesh (Presentation 926)

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 16 Nov. 2007 in Parallel Sessions VII : Managing Road Assets, from 14h30 to 16h00 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Marco Deana, Fabio Gabrieli, Nicola Mazzon and Klaus Thoeni, Organization: Maccaferri Environmental Solutions Pvt Ltd., Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Finances & Economics, Governance, General

REFORMS IN ROAD FINANCING POLICIES (Presentation 643)

The purpose of this presentation/ abstract is to have one insight on reforms which are needed in Roads projects based on real cases. Consulting engineering companies and Employers are facing issues during Procurement stage for works in Public Sector financed by international institutions (World Ban ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Roger Ribeiro, Organization: EGIS, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Finances & Economics, Governance, General