FIRST TEST OF WAVE PROPAGATION IN THE PROVINCE OF BUENOS AIRES

THE METHOD OF TESTING PAVEMENTS THROUGH SURFACE WAVE PROPAGATION ALLOWS FOR THE DETERMINATION OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE PAVEMENT BEING TESTED IN A NONDESTRUCTIVE FORM AND IN SITU. THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE TESTS MADE HAVE APPLICATION (1) IN PAVEMENT DESIGN, SINCE IT IS POSSIBLE TO COMPUTE THE DYNAMIC MODULUS OF ELASTICITY OF THE DIVERSE COURSES OF THE STRUCTURE; (2) IN THE CONSTRUCTION STAGE, SINCE IT ALLOWS FOR THE QUALITY CONTROL OF THE CONCRETE PAVEMENTS; AND (3) IN THE INVESTIGATION FIELD, SINCE IT PERMITS THE STUDY OF PERFORMANCE WHEN IN SERVICE, CONSIDERING THE CLIMATE ACTION AND THE TRAFFIC. /RRI/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Road Research Institute /Brazil

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  • Authors:
    • Agnusdei, J O
    • Bruck, M
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Accession Number: 00205880
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Institute /Brazil
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 16 1971 12:00AM