Accession Number : ADA135317

Title :   Investigation of the FAA Overlay Design Procedures for Rigid Pavements.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on Phase 1,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS GEOTECHNICAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Chou,Yu T

PDF Url : ADA135317

Report Date : Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 158

Abstract : The existing FAA overlay design procedures and their history of development are first briefly presented in the report. This is followed by a detailed summary of consultant's reports, which include the identification of deficiencies in the existing procedures with suggested improvements. Immediate improvements to several items in the existing procedures are presented for use as new paragraphs and modification of existing paragraphs in the FAA Advisory Circular. Items to be addressed in a Phase II continuation study are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Pavements, *Overlays, Runways, Concrete, Asphalt, Mechanical properties

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE