By Seiichi Miura, Tatsuya Ishikawa, Nobuyuki Yoshida, Yoshio Hisari, Nagato Abe

Advances in Transportation Geotechnics II offers with the geotechnics of roads, railways and airfields. supplying fiscal and sustainable transportation infrastructures for societies is very depending on development made during this box. those contributions to the 2d foreign convention on Transportation Geotechnics (Hokkaido, Japan, 10-12 September 2012), held below the auspices of the overseas Society of Read more...

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Figure 2, for instance, shows the use of the DSC equation to back-predict the resilient modulus of HCTCRB specimen. The graph indicates that the both DSC and K-θ model give consistent prediction of the resilient modulus when compared with the test results. However, the DSC model has more advantage over the K-θ model because its equation can be decomposed into the applied stress part and the resilient strain (εr) part, as shown below: σa σi = ( − D) εr εr Figure 1. 400 (D ) σc εr (1) Then εr can be used together with the results from the compressive strength test to predict the permanent deformation.

He is author of more than 160 publications. He is the present Chair of TC 101 “Laboratory testing” of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), first vice Chair of the International Society of Asphalt Pavements (ISAP) and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal “Road Materials and Pavement Design”. indb 9 8/1/2012 11:47:48 AM Advances in Transportation Geotechnics II – Miura et al. (eds) 2012 Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-415-62135-9 Soil suction measurements in highway subgrades Prof.

Kent Endowed Faculty Scholar of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Professor Tutumluer has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in transportation soils engineering, subgrade soil and aggregate behavior and stabilization, introduction to transportation engineering, pavement analysis and design, and airport facilities design at the University of Illinois since 1996. Dr. , base/ballast unbound aggregates; recycled aggregates and their unbound applications, shape, texture, angularity characterization of aggregates using imaging and laser techniques, use of geosynthetics in pavements/railroad track, modeling of particulate media using discrete and finite element methods, artificial intelligence in the form of neural network modeling, mechanistic based pavement design, and nondestructive pavement evaluation.

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