subbase


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to subbase: subbase course

subbase

The lowest projection of a base molding or baseboard with more than one horizontal subdivision.
References in periodicals archive ?
While the true finesse of Trimble's averaging beams will not be evident until January 2018, when the laying of the wearing course begins, another system from Sitech Gulf has already resulted in a big increase in the productivity over the course of laying the subbase.
The research concentrated on investigating the suitability of three kinds of aggregates which all are Type 1 unbound mixture for subbase (MCHW Series 800 2007) (Fig.
For full-depth repairs in hot temperatures, be sure to dampen the subbase to prevent the concrete from shrinking and cracking.
Geotechnical exploration or borings will reveal the presence of moisture in the subbase and subgrade, but it also adds costs to the investigation.
They conclude that fly ash, RAP, and RCM mixtures will be good substitutes for virgin aggregates as base and subbase materials.
As the placement continued, the temperature of the subbase surface increased due to continuous sun exposure.
A subbase imparts many benefits for moderate- to heavy-traffic concrete pavements.
As subbase is spread, depth is controlled by holding the shovel handle on top and adding or removing material until the beam lilts the bottom mark.
Full scale road trials were constructed on Qatar Steel site to demonstrate the successful use of steel slag in the various road layers of asphalt base and unbound subbase.
Upon calculating the subbase thickness for water storage and anticipated traffic loads, it automatically selects the thicker of two subbase thickness solutions and presents the PICP cross section as a CAD drawing.