Investigation of the Design and Control of Asphalt Paving Mixtures: Volume 1

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"This report presents the results of laboratory and field tests conducted by the Corps of Engineers to develop a method for the design and construction control of asphalt paving mixtures. The investigation consisted of: (a) the selection of a test apparatus and the performance of laboratory studies to develop techniques and procedures; (b) the construction of a test section and the performance of traffic tests with 15,000 and 37,000-lb single and 60,000-lb dual wheel loads to obtain design criteria; and (c) additional laboratory work to adjust the test procedures to the design criteria" (p. 1).

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[246] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.) May 1948.

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  • Main Title: Investigation of the Design and Control of Asphalt Paving Mixtures: Volume 1
  • Added Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Technical Memorandum No. 3-254 Volume 1
  • Series Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Reports

Description

"This report presents the results of laboratory and field tests conducted by the Corps of Engineers to develop a method for the design and construction control of asphalt paving mixtures. The investigation consisted of: (a) the selection of a test apparatus and the performance of laboratory studies to develop techniques and procedures; (b) the construction of a test section and the performance of traffic tests with 15,000 and 37,000-lb single and 60,000-lb dual wheel loads to obtain design criteria; and (c) additional laboratory work to adjust the test procedures to the design criteria" (p. 1).

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[246] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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"In Three Vulumes."

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Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.). Investigation of the Design and Control of Asphalt Paving Mixtures: Volume 1, report, May 1948; Vicksburg, Mississippi. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc303873/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.