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Mapping Literature of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Using Bibliometric Analysis by VOSviewer

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The purpose of this research is to map the literature on reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and to determine future related potential topics. Data were collected from the Scopus meta-data and analyzed using the bibliometric analysis technique with the VOSviewer tool. The result showed that there are several relationships between RAP and the topics related to aggregate, mixing, hot-mix asphalt, and compressive strength. However, some topics such as extraction, microstructural properties, furnaces, and interfacial transition zone in the RAP have not been widely researched. Numerous studies have been carried out on RAP by authors such as Xiao F, Amirkhanian S N, Daniel J S, Canestrari F, Huang B, Zaumanis M, and Arulrajah. Some of the countries that have contributed significantly to RAP research are the United States of America, China, Italy, and India.


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  • VOSviewer

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This research was financially supported by The Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University, Indonesia Through Strategic Research Grant 2021.

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Qomaruddin, M., Lie, H.A., Widayat, Setiadji, B.H., Wibowo, M.A. (2023). Mapping Literature of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Using Bibliometric Analysis by VOSviewer. In: Kristiawan, S.A., Gan, B.S., Shahin, M., Sharma, A. (eds) Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Rehabilitation and Maintenance in Civil Engineering. ICRMCE 2021. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 225. Springer, Singapore.

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