Handbook on Concrete Block Paving

  • Wasantha Mampearachchi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 81-94

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive overview of concrete block paving (CBP). Starting with the basics, such as the history, applications, advantages and limitations of CBP, it then discusses in detail the structural behavior, construction process, and design support conditions, covering topics like specifications for blocks and laying patterns, field performance and mix design for ICBP. Lastly, it examines good CBP practices and maintenance.​


Interlocking mechanism of pavings Block shapes Block laying patterns Interlocking concrete block paving (ICBP) ACI method DOE method Pavement design method Laying of blocks Block packing density Block joints

Authors and affiliations

  • Wasantha Mampearachchi
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  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of MoratuwaMoratuwaSri Lanka

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-8416-5
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-8417-2
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