THE USE OF A NUCLEAR METER FOR THE CONTROL OF MOISTURE AND DENSITY IN PAVEMENT CONSTRUCTION

THREE YEARS EXPERIENCE WITH USE OF A NUCLEAR METER FOR QUALITY CONTROL OF SUCH ELEMENTS AS PAVEMENT CONSTRUCTION AND EARTHWORKS AND FOR CALIBRATION OF COMPACTION EQUIPMENT WAS DESCRIBED. CLOSE CORRELATION OF RESULTS WITH THOSE OF OTHER METHODS, WHICH THE METER HAS LARGELY REPLACED, WAS ILLUSTRATED BY RESULTS FROM FIELD CONSTRUCTION. OPERATING PROCEDURES AND SOURCES OF ERRORS WERE DISCUSSED IN DETAIL.

  • Authors:
    • Read, D W
  • Publication Date: 1966-9

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  • Accession Number: 00214678
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 264 29 pp
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 2 1994 12:00AM