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  • Machine learning techniques to estimate the degree of binder activity of reclaimed asphalt pavement 

    Botella Nieto, Ramón; Lo Presti, Davide; Vasconcelos, Kamilla; Bernatowicz, Kinga; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Specht, Luciano; Arámbula Mercado, Edith; Menegusso Pires, Gustavo; Pasquini, Emiliano; Ogbo, Chibuike; Preti, Francesco; Pasetto, Marco; del Barco Carrión, Ana Jiménez; Roberto, Antonio; Oreskovic, Marko; Kuna, Kranthi K.; Guduru, Gurunath; Epps Martin, Amy; Carter, Alan; Giancontieri, Gaspare; Abed, Ahmed; Dave, Eshan; Tebaldi, Gabrielle (2022-05)
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    This paper describes the development of novel/state-of-art computational framework to accurately predict the degree of binder activity of a reclaimed asphalt pavement sample as a percentage of the indirect tensile strength ...
  • On the analysis of uniaxial cyclic strain sweep test results to bituminous binders: stiffness-phase angle curve 

    Micaelo, Rui; Pérez Jiménez, Félix Edmundo; Botella Nieto, Ramón; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Martínez Benasat, Antonio; Sá da Costa, Margarida (2022-04)
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    This paper discusses the analysis of uniaxial tension–compression cyclic strain sweep test results for the characterisation of bituminous materials. The test results of one bitumen and two mastics, at different oxidative ...
  • Análisis de diferentes técnicas de ensayos para la evaluación de la adherencia de las capas bituminosas ultradelgadas (AUTL) 

    Carnerero, Jorge; Sánchez Pallarés, María; López Marco, José Ramón; Pérez Báguena, Lorena; Máñez, Ausias; Pérez Jiménez, Félix Edmundo; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée (Asociación Española de Fabricantes de Mezclas Asfálticas (ASEFMA), 2022)
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    La creciente utilización de mezclas Ultradelgadas, conocidas generalmente AUTL (Asphalt Ultra-Thin Layer), han llevado a diversas administraciones a preguntarse si los ensayos que actualmente están recogidos dentro de la ...
  • Caracterización y evaluación de la ejecución de las capas ultrafinas 

    Pérez Jiménez, Félix Edmundo; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Barral, Marisol; Loma, Javier (Asociación Española de Fabricantes de Mezclas Asfálticas (ASEFMA), 2022)
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    La caracterización de las mezclas ultrafinas (AUTL) debe realizarse considerando el sistema global constituido por la propia mezcla y su adherencia a la capa soporte. Para poder llevar a cabo su caracterización en este ...
  • Waste paper ash as an alternative binder to improve the bearing capacity of road subgrades 

    Cepriá, Juan José; Orejana Gonzalez, Roberto; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Baloochi, Hani (Taylor & Francis, 2022)
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    The interest on alternative hydraulic road binders to replace cement is increasing these days aiming at reducing the carbon footprint of road projects. The PaperChain project, an EU funded project under the H2020 programme, ...
  • The effect of temperature, rest periods and ageing on the response of bituminous materials in fatigue tests: considerations and proposals on analytical dimensioning model 

    Pérez Jiménez, Félix Edmundo; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Botella Nieto, Ramón; López Montero, Teresa; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-02)
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    One of the basic assumptions of analytical dimensioning models of asphalt pavements is failure due to fatigue cracking of the bituminous layers. Furthermore, it is considered that the damaging effects of different traffic ...
  • A new proposal to assess shear fatigue resistance of asphalt pavement interfaces 

    Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Ortiz Ripoll, Jorge; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Botella Nieto, Ramón; Pérez Jiménez, Félix Edmundo; López Montero, Teresa (2021-05)
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    The degree of adherence between two bituminous layers can be assessed from shear tests carried out at constant displacement speed, which allow the shear strength and stiffness of the interface to be obtained, being usual ...
  • Mechanical and environmental behavior of cement mortars containing ladle furnace slag 

    Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda (2020)
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    At present, steel production is mainly done in basic oxygen furnaces (BOF) and electric arc furnaces (EAF) (Pauliuk, S. et al, 2013, Morfeldt, J. et al, 2015). According to the statistics, it is expected that the use of ...
  • Environmental impacts of hot, warm, half warm and cold recycled bituminous mixtures 

    Ortiz Ripoll, Jorge; Crisén Grau, Xavier; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo (European Asphalt Pavement Association (EAPA), 2021)
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    For some years, reducing bituminous mix temperatures has been a common trend among asphalt producers because it is a very effective way to reduce energy consumption and atmospheric emissions of asphalt plants, along with ...
  • Procedure for the evaluation and comparison of the cracking resistance of bituminous mixtures. Characteristic curve. Fénix diagram 

    Pérez Jiménez, Félix Edmundo; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Botella Nieto, Ramón; López Montero, Teresa (European Asphalt Pavement Association (EAPA), 2021)
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    The particularity of the bituminous materials is that their break is ductile and tough. They require a great energy to produce the break since the start (maximum load) until failure. In traditional mechanical tests, only ...
  • Evaluation of the rejuvenation of asphalt by means of oil-saturated porous aggregates 

    Casado Barrasa, Raquel; López Montero, Teresa; Castro Fresno, Daniel; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo (2022-02)
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    Road degradation is an increasing problem for assets managers. Roads deteriorate mainly due to the combination of different factors, such as temperature, climate and traffic loads. This causes the asphalt to age and, ...
  • Ladle furnace slag as a partial replacement of Portland cement 

    Araos Henríquez, Paulo Sebastián; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Ibáñez, Jordi; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda (Elsevier, 2021-06)
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    Ladle furnace slag (LFS) has been proposed as partial cement replacement due to its similar chemical composition with Portland cement. However, its mineralogical composition needs to be considered due to problems with ...

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