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Title: Porous friction surface course
Authors: United States. Federal Aviation Administration. Systems Research and Development Service.
White, Thomas D.
Keywords: Airport pavements
Construction specifications
Design procedure
Porous friction course
Plant-mix coat
Runway pavements
Bituminous pavements
Publisher: Soils and Pavements Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Miscellaneous Paper (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; S-75-12
Description: Miscellaneous Paper
Abstract: A study was conducted on the use ot porous friction courses for airport pavements as a means of alleviating aircratt hydroplaning. The study consisted of a laboratory investigation of material requirements and mix design development and of a field study of construction control, construction processes, and long-term performance. The laboratory results were correlated where possible with the field observations. Satisfactory performance was obtained with a recommended aggregate gradation. A procedure for obtaining a design asphalt content and field mixing temperature, minimum field permeability values, and laboratory procedures for conducting permeability tests are described. A standard recommended guide specification is also included as an appendix.
Gov't Doc #: Miscellaneous Paper S-75-12
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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