asphalt macadam

asphalt macadam

[′a‚sfȯlt mə′kad·əm]
(materials)
Pavement made with an asphalt binder rather than tar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

asphaltic macadam

A pavement similar to macadam but having asphalt as the binder in place of tar.
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The creep results were compared with the available data of a Dense Asphalt Macadam (DBM) 20mm max aggregate size hot mixes with five percent optimum 100 pen asphalt content, and porosity range from 2.2 - 8.6 %.
and Eta, K.E., Laboratory and Field Performance of Dense Emulsified Asphalt Macadam for Highway Reinstatement, University of Liverpool--UK, 1996.