Stone Mastic Asphalt (SMA)

Asphalt coatings are always one of the most expensive parts of the construction and maintenance of roads, which are allocated millions of dollars annually. For this reason, the implementation of long-lasting asphalt pavers and low maintenance costs has always been one of the concerns of the organizations responsible for construction and maintaining roads. SMA asphalt is one of hot mix asphalt types that can withstand a lot of forces and approximately aged twice as long as normal asphalt.

In addition to introducing this type of asphalt, this book attempts to address all theoretical issues, mixing design, formulation, as well as executing and production, transportation and distribution points, and it can be used as a reference for students, consulting engineers, and road construction contractors.

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