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Title: Development of Ndesign criteria for using the superpave gyratory compactor to design asphalt pavement mixtures for airfields
Authors: Mississippi State University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
William J. Hughes Technical Center (U.S.)
Rushing, John F.
Keywords: Airfield pavement mixtures
Asphalt mixture design
Gyratory compaction
Marshall mixture design
Superpave gyratory compactor
Publisher: Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: ERDC/GSL TR ; 09-39.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: Asphalt concrete pavements on commercial airports in the United States are constructed according to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Advisory Circular 150/5370-10B, Item P-401, “Plant Mix Bituminous Pavements.” This specification does not provide guidance for using the Superpave gyratory compactor for designing asphalt mixtures. This report describes a laboratory program implemented to develop a procedure for proportioning airport asphalt concrete mixtures using the Superpave gyratory compactor. These recommendations are based on comparisons of volumetric property measurements of asphalt concrete mixtures compacted using the Marshall compaction procedure and the Superpave gyratory compactor.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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