PREDICTING MOISTURE--INDUCED DAMAGE TO ASPHALTIC CONCRETE
This report describes the development of a laboratory test system designed for use in identifying asphaltic concrete mixtures susceptible to moisture-induced damage. Moisture-damage predictions are based on tests of specimens in the split-tensile mode following treatment to reproduce field conditions. Test procedures are neither excessively complex nor time consuming, and can be conducted with equipment presently available in most highway testing laboratories. A pilot evaluation employing cores from 17 pavements in 14 states showing various levels of damage produced encouraging results. A study plan is offered for full evaluation of the test system.
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- Lottman, R P
- Publication Date: 1978
- Media Type: Digital/other
- Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 46 p.
- NCHRP Report
- Issue Number: 192
- Publisher: Transportation Research Board
- ISSN: 0077-5614
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- TRT Terms: Asphalt concrete; Forecasting; Laboratory tests; Loss and damage; Moisture content; Pavement performance
- Subject Areas: Highways; Materials; Pavements;
- Accession Number: 00183691
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., NCHRP 48(3)
- Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
- Created Date: Dec 12 1978 12:00AM