SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1959

Use of the Immersion-Compression Test in Evaluating and Designing Bituminous Paving Mixtures


The background of the immersion-compression test and some of the important uses of the test in evaluating bituminous paving mixtures are given, followed by a discussion of the more important factors to be considered in designing bituminous mixtures. Illustrations are given showing how these factors are treated in the Bureau of Public Roads method of design.

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Goode, Joseph, F.
U. S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D. C.
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Developed by Committee: D04
Pages: 113–129
DOI: 10.1520/STP47180S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-6927-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6566-3