The book discusses the various aspects of Materials Engineering including Soil, Concrete, Asphalt and Traffic PaiQts. Each part briefly outlines the questions which come to mind and are important from the point of view Materials Engineering. The description of Asphalt and Concrete Mix Designs have been given in detail. Some important topics included in the book are Cement Stabilized Base Course, Pav.ement Quality Concrete, Low Alkali Cements and Water Bound Macadam Base. The book would be helpful for new entrants in the profession and all practicing engineers working in the advqnced field of Materials Engineering.
Khalid Hassan Siddiqui is B.Sc(Hons) Geology from Punjab University and M.Sc Geology from Karachi University. He has 37 years work experience in materials regarding highways and buildings in Pakistan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since 1991 he is working with NESPAK as a Materials Engineer on highway projects.