design pavment

Anonymous
timer Asked: Apr 19th, 2017

Question Description

design

Design Project Information Design a new rigid pavement for a major interstate highway using the following data and conditions: Number of lanes: 6-lane facility Pavement location: urban Pavement functional classification: Interstate Annual growth rate: 2% Design period 20 years Construction Materials: PCC: Ec = 31,026 MPA (4,500,000 psi) PCC: S’c = 5.17 MPa (750 psi) Load Transfer: Use dowel bars Serviceability: Use pi = 4.5, Pt = 3.0 Traffic counts: Single unit trucks (assume 0.34 ESALs per truck) = 1,872/day Double unit trucks (assume 1.00 ESALs per truck) = 1,762/day Articulated trucks (assume 2.60 ESALs per truck) = 247/day Subgrade: MR = 103 MPa (15,000 psi) in the dry months of May through October MR = 86 MPa (12,500 psi) in the wet months of November through April Use the 1993 AAHSTO Guide for Design of Pavement Structures procedure to design this pavement. State appropriate assumptions, design charts and recommended values whenever required. All used charts should be submitted together with the design report. Show all the computations.

This question has not been answered.

Create a free account to get help with this and any other question!

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors