New PDF release: Asphalt Materials Science and Technology
By James G. Speight
Asphalt is a posh yet well known civil engineering fabric. layout engineers needs to comprehend those complexities so one can optimize its use. even if it really is used to pave a hectic street, water-resistant a rooftop or tender out an airport runway, Asphalt fabrics technology and expertise acquaints engineers with the problems and applied sciences surrounding the right kind choice and makes use of of asphalts. With this ebook in hand, researchers and engineering will discover a worthwhile advisor to the construction, use and environmental element of asphalt.
- Covers the Nomenclature and Terminology for Asphalt together with: functionality Graded (PG) Binders, Asphalt Cement (AC), Asphalt-Rubber (A-R) Binder, Asphalt Emulsion and Cutback Asphalt
- Includes fabric choice issues, checking out, and applications
- Biodegradation of Asphalt and environmental elements of asphalt use
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Html. 3 A vacuum distillation unit. html. overhead products and the asphalt remains as a bottom (or residual) product. 2). 3). At this stage the asphalt is frequently and incorrectly referred to as pitch and has a softening point related to the amount of oil removed: the more oil distilled from the residue, the higher the softening point. , 2007; Speight, 2014). 1 Properties of Atmospheric and Vacuum Residua Feedstock Gravity Sulfur API (wt. %) Nitrogen (wt. %) Nickel (ppm) Vanadium (ppm) Asphaltenes (heptane) (wt.
The Asphalt Institute, Lexington, KY. Asphalt Institute, 2003. Superpave Performance Graded Asphalt Binder Specification and Testing (SP-1). Asphalt Institute, Lexington, KY. ASTM D243, 2014. Standard test method for residue of specified penetration Annual Book of Standards. ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA. ASTM D5, 2014. Standard test method for penetration of bituminous materials Annual Book of Standards. ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA. ASTM D946, 2014. Standard specification for penetration-graded asphalt cement for use in pavement construction Annual Book of Standards.
By inference, heavy oil can be recovered from a reservoir using enhanced recovery techniques, while conventional crude oil does not require enhanced recovery techniques for recovery. On an international note, the bitumen in tar sand deposits represents a potentially large supply of energy, as well as asphalt. However, many of the reserves are available only with some difficulty and optional refinery scenarios will be necessary for conversion of these materials to liquid products because of the substantial differences in character between conventional petroleum and tar sand bitumen and the high potential for coke production and fouling during processing (Speight, 2014).
Asphalt Materials Science and Technology by James G. Speight