THE DEVELOPMENT OF OPERATING CHARACTERISTIC CURVES FOR PENNDOT'S RESTRICTED PERFORMANCE BITUMINOUS CONCRETE SPECIFICATIONS

The objective of this report is to discuss the development of O.C. curves for the asphalt content and density characteristics of PennDOT's restricted performance bituminous concrete specifications. The report provides sufficient information to enable the development of O.C. curves for a wide majority of statistically based acceptance plans which are in use. The discussion begins with the simple case of an acceptance plan for which (X bar) prime and (sigma prime) are assumed to be known, then goes on to the case where one of these parameters is unknown, and finally to the more complicated case where both of the parameters are unknown. This latter case is most applicable to the PennDOT situation. Examples are given throughout the report which closely parallel PennDOT's acceptance procedures.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Also available as Pennsylvania Dept. of Transportation, Harrisburg. Bureau of Materials, Testing and Research, Rept. no. PDT-74-27-3.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Pennsylvania State University, University Park

    Pennsylvania Transportation Institute, Transportation Research Building
    University Park, PA  USA  16802

    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

    Bureau of Materials, Testing and Research, 1118 State State
    Harrisburg, PA  USA  17112

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Willenbrock, J H
    • Kopac, P A
  • Publication Date: 1976-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 95 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00151778
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA/PA-74/27(3) Final Rpt., PTI-7619
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, ATRI, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1977 12:00AM