Design of Flexible Airport Pavements

Design of Flexible Airport Pavements

Introduction The structure of an airport flexible pavement may consist of untreated or treated (stabilized) granular base overlain by an impervious or waterproofing riding course much in the same way as with flexible highway pavements. However, it is recommended that whenever possible, flexible airport pavements must be constructed as full-depth asphalt pavements as such a …

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Structural Design of Flexible Highway Pavements

Design of Flexible Highway Pavements

Basis for design A flexible pavement is a structure composed of one or more layers of bound or unbound materials with or without a bituminous surfacing. Since the intensity of stresses from traffic loads diminishes with depth the conventional form of construction for a flexible pavement is a layered system in which the quality of …

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