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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 6158432, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6158432
Research Article

Optimization of Life Cycle Extension of Asphalt Concrete Mixtures in regard to Material Properties, Structural Design, and Economic Implications

University of Zilina, Zilina, Slovakia

Received 13 June 2016; Revised 25 July 2016; Accepted 16 August 2016

Academic Editor: Antônio G. de Lima

Copyright © 2016 Jan Mikolaj et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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