Engineering Characterisation of Wearing Course Materials with Nanoparticles and Waste Plastic
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School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Currently, using waste materials in civil and construction engineering is of great interest to researchers and industry. This study investigates the impact of using waste polyethylene terephthalate plastic and nano-silica to modify asphalt mixtures following Australian design guidelines and criteria; different types of asphalt mixtures, waste plastic types and contents, nano-silica size are used to investigate and determine the mechanical properties of the modified asphalt mixtures.
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