STP508

    Comparative Behavior of Various Pavement Types under Heavy Aircraft Loadings

    Published: Jan 1972


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    Abstract

    A comparison between the performance of several types of pavement, composed of unbound and stabilized (lime, cement, asphalt) layers, under full scale accelerated aircraft traffic tests is presented. From results of this comparison, it is concluded that, in general, pavements consisting of stabilized layers are superior to similar pavements consisting of unbound materials and the degree of superiority is a function of quality of materials, stabilizing agent, loading condition, and location of layer within the pavement structure.

    Keywords:

    bitumens, aggregates, pavements, asphalts, crushed stone, gravel, bituminous coatings, failure, loads (forces), aircraft, aircraft landing areas, runways


    Author Information:

    Brown, DN
    Supervisory civil engineer, Engineering Design Criteria Branch and supervisory civil engineer, Soils Division, U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Miss.

    Ahlvin, RG
    Supervisory civil engineer, Engineering Design Criteria Branch and supervisory civil engineer, Soils Division, U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Miss.


    Paper ID: STP38814S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D04.04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP38814S


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