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dc.creator Baliso, Unathi
dc.date 2012-11-15T10:03:43Z
dc.date 2012-11-15T10:03:43Z
dc.date 2010
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-10T10:21:47Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-10T10:21:47Z
dc.identifier http://hdl.handle.net/11189/674
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11189/674
dc.description A dissertation submitted in fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master Technology: Quality in the Faculty of Engineering at the Cape Penisula University of Technology
dc.description Uneven surfaces on national roads that often lead to difficulty and even danger can be extremely hazardous when wet, due to mud and cracks, and also create dust pollution for motorists, pedestrians, residents and business. The continuing use of low quality raw materials in producing hot mix asphalt for national roads, leads to regular maintenance at a very high cost. The quality aggregates (stone that is used to produce asphalt), and the quality of bitumen are often inadequate for the correct composition of hot mix asphalt. The mst important factors affecting initial and long term performance of the highways is the inferior pavement structure and condition, due to poor aggregates (raw material)from suppliers. The performance of asphalt i s largely determined by the characteristics of its constituents, the asphalt binder and aggregates.
dc.language en
dc.rights http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/za/
dc.subject Roads -- South Africa -- Design and construction
dc.subject Aggregates (Building materials) -- South Africa. -- Quality control
dc.subject Total quality control
dc.subject Total quality management -- South Africa
dc.title Partnering with suppliers for quality improvement
dc.type Thesis

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