Full scale accelerated testing of bituminous road pavement mixtures
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|Title:||Full scale accelerated testing of bituminous road pavement mixtures||Authors:||Gilchrist, M. D.
Hartman, Anton M.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4815||Date:||2001||Online since:||2013-10-31T09:21:19Z||Abstract:||The in-service behaviour of a standard Irish Dense Base Coarse Macadam mixture (DBC) was evaluated by using the material to overlay a road section, which was based upon a weak pavement structure. The response of the layer under a fully laden dual axle truck was examined using a series of pressure cells and asphalt strain gauges that were embedded in the test section. The section was traversed repeatedly until a network of fatigue cracks was observed on the road surface. The transverse horizontal tensile strain was found to be the most critical parameter in initiating pavement damage||Funding Details:||Other funder||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Trans Tech Publications||Journal:||Key Engineering Materials||Volume:||204-205||Start page:||443||End page:||452||Copyright (published version):||2011 Trans Tech Publications||Keywords:||Bituminous road pavement mixtures; Damage assessment; Accelerated test; Fatigue; Asphalt; Bituminous mixture||DOI:||10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.204-205.443||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection|
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