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Name Leworthy, Samuel C
Room , Engineering
Telephone +44 (0) 115 [direct dial]
Thesis Title Mathematical modelling of asphalt healing
Thesis Abstract When asphalt becomes cracked it will slowly begin a self-healing process, during which, the crack is either partially or fully repaired over a period of time. Upon reaching a certain temperature the bitumen in the asphalt becomes a Newtonian fluid and the rate of this self-healing is greatly increased. This research will work on creating a mathematical model for the self-healing process at high temperatures. In addition, experiments will be conducted throughout the research to ensure the validity of the created model.
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University of Nottingham
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