Publication Type:

Journal Article


Procedia Computer Science, Volume 115, p.779 - 785 (2017)



asphalt quality, NDT, Permittivity, reflection coefficient


<p>This paper proposes a system for classifying asphalt concrete (AC), based on the amount of asphalt binder used while preparing the concrete. ACs are classified using non-destructive, non-contact testing in laboratory on specimens of rectangular shape, which should be extended to test asphalt roads at highway speed. The testing utilizes reflected EM waves from the specimen in a laboratory setup consisting of EM source, waveguide and EM power measurement devices. The results of the laboratory testing on two AC specimens, a good specimen and a bad specimen, are discussed to conclude a possibility for quality monitoring of AC.</p>


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Cite this Research Publication

D. Mhaske and Sabarish Narayanan B., “Microwave Reflectometry Study for Quality Monitoring of Asphalt Concrete”, Procedia Computer Science, vol. 115, pp. 779 - 785, 2017.