Advanced Self-Healing Asphalt Composites in the Pavement Performance Field: Mechanisms at the Nano Level and New Repairing Methodologies

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dc.contributor.author Agzenai Ben Salem, Yahya
dc.contributor.author Pozuelo de Diego, Javier
dc.contributor.author Sanz Feito, Javier
dc.contributor.author Pérez, Ignacio
dc.contributor.author Baselga Llidó, Juan
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-05T08:14:23Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-05T08:14:23Z
dc.date.issued 2015-01
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Recent Patents on Nanotechnology, 2015, 9 (1), pp. 43-50.
dc.identifier.issn 1872-2105
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/24465
dc.description.abstract In an effort to give a global view of this field of research, in this mini-review we highlight the most recent publications and patents focusing on modified asphalt pavements that contain certain reinforcing nanoparticles which impart desirable thermal, electrical and mechanical properties. In response to the increasing cost of asphalt binder and road maintenance, there is a need to look for alternative technologies and new asphalt composites, able to self-repair, for preserving and renewing the existing pavements. First, we will focus on the self-healing property of asphalt, the evidences that support that healing takes place immediately after the contact between the faces of a crack, and how the amount of healing can be measured in both the laboratory and the field. Next we review the hypothetical mechanisms of healing to understand the material behaviour and establish models to quantify the damage-healing process. Thereafter, we outline different technologies, nanotechnologies and methodologies used for self-healing paying particular attention to embedded micro-capsules, new nano-materials like carbon nanotubes and nano-fibres, ionomers, and microwave and induction heating processes.
dc.description.sponsorship Authors wish to thank Spanish Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación for grants IPT-2011-1359-420000 and MAT2010-17091.
dc.format.extent 8
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso spa
dc.publisher Bentham Science Publishers
dc.rights © Bentham Science Publishers, 2015
dc.subject.other Fatigue
dc.subject.other Concrete
dc.subject.other Mixtures
dc.subject.other Microcapsules
dc.subject.other Rejuvenator
dc.subject.other Behavior
dc.subject.other Damage
dc.title Advanced Self-Healing Asphalt Composites in the Pavement Performance Field: Mechanisms at the Nano Level and New Repairing Methodologies
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Ingeniería Industrial
dc.subject.eciencia Materiales
dc.subject.eciencia Química
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. IPT-2011-1359-420000
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. MAT2010-17091
dc.type.version publishedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 43
dc.identifier.publicationissue 1
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 50
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Recent Patents on Nanotechnology
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 9
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000016639
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