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Plate-bearing test for compaction control in road engineering – BRRC information leaflet A26

This operational precedure describes a plate-bearing test for checking the quality of road construction materials after laying (compaction control) or the residual quality of a fatigued road layer.

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Cyclic load triaxial test – BRRC information leaflet A73

Cyclic load triaxial test

This test makes it possible to simulate in the laboratory the effect of road traffic on unbound granular materials used in base and subbase layers of roads, in order to allow:

Dynaplaque

The Dynaplaque allows rapid checks of the bearing capacity of soils or subgrades with a maximum particle density Dmax smaller than 200 mm.

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The TRID database, the ultimate search tool for transport experts

TRID [TRB Database & ITRD Database] is the largest and most complete documentary resource in the world for searching information in the field of transport

Construction Products Regulation and role of the declaration of performance

Construction Products Regulation (CPR) (EU) No 305/2011 has been fully applicable since 1st July 2013. It has definitively replaced Construction Products Directive (CPD) 89/106/EEC. With this new regulation the European Commission (EC) intends to clear up a number of persistent misunderstandings arising mainly from confusion with other directives which also underlie CE marking.

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