THE COOPERATIVE PROJECT ON STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF NONRIGID PAVEMENTS

A PROGRESS REPORT OF THE INVESTIGATION OF NONRIGID PAVEMENT DESIGN UNDERTAKEN AS A COOPERATIVE PROJECT BETWEEN THE HIGHWAY RESEARCH BOARD, THE ASPHALT INSTITUTE AND THE PUBLIC ROADS ADMINISTRATION IS PRESENTED. INCLUDED ARE A STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES, A DISCUSSION OF THE METHODS OF APPROACH, AN ACCOUNT OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE TEST PAVEMENT, AND FINALLY A DISCUSSION OF TEST APPARATUS AND TESTING TECHNIQUES. THE DISCUSSION IS CONCERNED PRIMARILY WITH A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT. CONSIDERABLE LABORATORY WORK IS INVOLVED, BUT THE MAIN PART OF THE INVESTIGATION DEALS WITH THE CONSTRUCTION AND TESTING, UNDER BOTH MOVING AND PLATE LOAD TESTS, OF SECTIONS OF PAVEMENT LAID OUTDOORS ON NATURAL SUBGRADE SOILS. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 26, pp 13-25, 14 FIG, 5 TAB
  • Authors:
    • Benkelman, A C
    • Olmstead, F R
  • Publication Date: 1947

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 5-8, 1946
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00205901
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: May 29 1972 12:00AM