A Factorial Design Approach to Analyse the Effect of Coarse Recycled Concrete Aggregates on the Properties of Hot Mix Asphalt

  • Kiranbala Tanty
  • Bibhuti Bhusan Mukharjee
  • Sudhanshu Shekhar Das
Original Contribution


The present study investigates the effect of replacement of coarse fraction of natural aggregates by recycled concrete aggregates on the properties of hot mix asphalt (HMA) using general factorial design approach. For this two factors i.e. recycled coarse aggregates percentage [RCA (%)] and bitumen content percentage [BC (%)] are considered. Tests have been carried out on the HMA type bituminous concrete, prepared with varying RCA (%) and BC (%). Analysis of variance has been performed on the experimental data to determine the effect of the chosen factors on various parameters such as stability, flow, air void, void mineral aggregate, void filled with bitumen and bulk density. The study depicts that RCA (%) and BC (%) have significant effect on the selected responses as p value is less than the chosen significance level. In addition to above, the outcomes of the statistical analysis indicate that interaction between factors have significant effects on void mineral aggregate and bulk density of bituminous concrete.


ANOVA Coarse recycled concrete aggregates Hot mix asphalt 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kiranbala Tanty
    • 1
  • Bibhuti Bhusan Mukharjee
    • 1
  • Sudhanshu Shekhar Das
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringVeer Surendra Sai University of TechnologySambalpurIndia

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