THICKNESS OF SURFACE AND BASE COURSES FOR FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS

A METHOD IS DESCRIBED FOR DETERMINING THE THICKNESS OF FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS COMPRISING AN ASPHALT SURFACE AND ONE OR MORE AGGREGATE BASES ON A GIVEN SUBGRADE. DATA REQUIRED ARE: (1) SUBGRADE BEARING STRENGTH UNDER SATURATION CONDITIONS AND DENSITY EXPECTED TO PREVAIL; (2) BEARING STRENGTH OF SOILS OR AGGREGATE FOR USE IN THE BASE OR SUBBASE; (3) SHEAR STRENGTH OF THE ASPHALT SURFACE; AND (4) THE WHEEL LOADS AND TIRE PRESSURES TO BE CARRIED. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 23, pp 155-165, 5 FIG, 3 TAB, 3 PHOT
  • Authors:
    • Vokac, R
  • Publication Date: 1944

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, Illinois November 27-30, 1943
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00205900
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 18 1971 12:00AM