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.
Owende, Philip
et al.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4815
Date: 2001
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
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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