Prediction of flexible pavement deflections from laboratory repeated-load tests
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Published by Highway Research Board, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences-National Academy of Engineering in Washington] .
Written in English


  • Pavements, Asphalt -- Testing.,
  • Roads -- Foundations.

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Statementby H. B. Seed [and others.
SeriesNational Cooperative Highway Research Program. Report ;, 35, NAS-NRC publication, 1480, Publication (National Research Council (U.S.)) ;, no. 1480., Report (National Cooperative Highway Research Program) ;, 35.
ContributionsSeed, H. Bolton
LC ClassificationsTE7 .N25 no. 35
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5560539M
LC Control Number67060061

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Prediction of flexible pavement deflections from laboratory repeated-load tests. NCHRP report (35). Contributions of pavement structural layers to rutting of hot mix asphalt pavements. They con- ducted repeated load triaxial tests on sands and gravels, and expressed the results in the form: M KR K()= Ï (D-1)1 3 2 where s3 is confining pressure and K1 and K2 are regression analysis constants from experimental data. This model, how- ever, did not give high correlation coefficients. Permanent Deformation Prediction Model of Unbound Granular Materials for Flexible Pavement Design. which involve extra laboratory tests. Therefore, the simplicity of the. The performance of flexible and rigid pavements is known to be closely related to properties of the base, subbase, and/or subgrade. However, some recent research studies indicate that the performance predicted by this methodology shows a low sensitivity to the properties of underlying layers and does not always reflect the extent of the anticipated effect, so the procedures contained in the.

1. Introduction. The resilient modulus of subgrade soils is a fundamental parameter in the design of pavement structures, as recommended in the mechanical-empirical pavement design guide, MEPDG (NCHRP, ).The resilient modulus is defined as the ratio of the applied cyclic axial stress to the recoverable axial strain (NCHRP, ): (1) M r = σ cyclic ɛ r where M r is the resilient modulus Cited by: 1. in the Prediction of Rutting in Asphalt Pavements S. F. Brown, University of Nottingham Increasing interest in methods for the quantitative prediction of rutting in asphalt pavements requires that particular attention be given to rele­ vant laboratory materials testing. The major tools for such testing are the repeated load triaxial test and. Prediction of Flexible Pavement Deflections From Laboratory Repeated­ Load Tests. NCHRP, Rept. 35, 7. J. P. Rostron and others. Density Standards for Field Compaction of Granular Bases and Subbases. Annual Book of ASTM Standards. ASTM, Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials.   The reversible mechanical behavior of unbound granular layers (UGLs) is commonly characterized by a stress-state dependent resilient modulus. This paper investigated the dependency of in situ resilient modulus upon a change in temperature above freezing conditions, i.e., the thermal sensitivity of UGLs in pavement systems excluding frost : Eyal Levenberg, Irene Rocchi.

empirical methods for pavement design (Brown, ; Huang, ; Medina, ). The latter is basically divided in two parts: (i) a mechanistic part related to the prediction of stresses, strains and deflections in the pavement layers due to mechanical load on the pavement surface.   This research utilizes accelerated pavement tests (APT) alongside repeated load triaxial (RLT) tests to test differently graded unbound granular materials at higher moisture contents. The objective of the research is to find the similarities and contrasts in basecourse material in both tests and to find the root causes of variation in the. A laboratory study was carried out to verify if pavement rutting could be estimated by permanent-strain laboratory testing. The first stage of the investigation focused on the strain behavior of the dense graded crushed rock used in bases. 3 Austroads Guide to Pavement Technology () Pavement Part 2 – Section 8. 4 CIRCLY (Mincad Systems ) -refer to section of this report. 5 ELMOD® (Evaluation of Layer Moduli and Overlay Design) – refer section of this Size: 2MB.