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Study of Bituminous Concrete under Different Mix Conditions by Using Epoxy Resin as Modifier


Dhara Kalasariya, Keval Patel, Harpalsinh Raol
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The use of bitumen in road construction has increased many-fold throughout the world due to its compatibility, the ease in road construction and above all the advantage of allowing traffic immediately after construction. The most common binder used for road surfacing is bitumen obtained from petroleum However; Petroleum is nowadays becoming scarce due to depletion of its source. Even though bitumen is widely used in road construction, there are some drawbacks in bituminous mix like high susceptibility to temperature variation, tendency to crack, lesser effective service life etc. Therefore, bituminous pavements fail to give the expected service life under adverse climatic, environmental and traffic condition. In an attempt to enhance the service life of bituminous surfacing under adverse prevailing conditions, research is going on throughout the world in the area of additives in search of improved, durable and cost effective bituminous binders. The main objective of this study is to evaluate the properties of bituminous mixes that can be made by use of different grading of modified bitumen like VG10 VG30 by using epoxy resin and different grading of aggregate with using of code references.

Dhara Kalasariya, Keval Patel, Harpalsinh Raol

VG 10 and VG 30 grade Bitumen, Marshall Stability and Flow, Epoxy Resin

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 3 | May-June - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-06-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
206-208 IJSRSET162363   Technoscience Academy

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Dhara Kalasariya, Keval Patel, Harpalsinh Raol, "Study of Bituminous Concrete under Different Mix Conditions by Using Epoxy Resin as Modifier ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.206-208, May-June-2016.
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