STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF ASPHALT PAVEMENTS (ARIZONA)

The report presents findings to supplement the previous report on a new asphalt pavement design concept for Arizona. Laboratory studies of flexural fatigue showed the eleven field paving mixtures could be separated into four distinct groups. Examination of data obtained from a questionnaire and loadometer reports produce a simple procedure for estimating the load and number for each of 5 'design axles'. The study indicated a need to obtain tire inflation pressure and a separation of front axles from single axles in the standard 'W4' table. Dynaflect pavement deflection data showed their great dependence on the surface and base courses (K1) and much less dependence on subgrade (E3). A new procedure for determining compression fatigue and E3 for subgrade soils under repetitive loadings is suggested. The design procedure is illustrated with the new data obtained from the research.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared by Arizona Transportation and Traffic Inst., Tucson.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Arizona Department of Transportation

    206 South 17th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ  USA  85007

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    University of Arizona, Tucson

    Transportation and Traffic Institute
    Tucson, AZ  USA  85721
  • Authors:
    • Jimenex, R A
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 132 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00094498
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ADOT-RS-13-142 Final Rpt., FHWA/RD-76-S0439
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1977 12:00AM