Satisfactory pavement performance can only be assured with an appropriate process control to ensure compacted materials meet proper density and stiffness requirements.
The pre-publication draft of the TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's NCHRP Research Report 933: Evaluating Mechanical Properties of Earth Material During Intelligent Compaction details the development of procedures to estimate the mechanical properties of geomaterials using intelligent compaction (IC) technology in a robust manner so that departments of transportation can incorporate it in their specifications.
Table of Contents
|Table of Contents||2-11|
|Summary Evaluating Mechanical Properties of Earth Material during Intelligent Compaction||14-19|
|Chapter 1 Introduction||20-23|
|Chapter 2 Construction Quality Management Using Intelligent Compaction||24-37|
|Chapter 3 Findings from Numerical Model||38-51|
|Chapter 4 Field Evaluation||52-67|
|Chapter 5 Calibration of Numerical Models||68-77|
|Chapter 6 Extraction of Mechanical Properties||78-89|
|Chapter 7 Observation from Implementation of Specification||90-109|
|Chapter 8 Framework of IC Specification||110-113|
|Chapter 9 Conclusions and Recommendations||114-117|
|Appendix A Framework of Specifications to Estimate Mechanical Properties of Geomaterials Using Intelligent Compaction||121-148|
|Appendix B Experimental Plan for Phase III Field Activities||149-152|
|Appendix C Review of the Literature||153-218|
|Appendix D Numerical Modeling of Compaction of Geomaterials||219-278|
|Appendix E Extracting Mechanical Properties from IC Data||279-298|
|Appendix F Field Study for Implementation and Evaluation of Nondestructive Tests and Intelligent Compaction for Quality Acceptance and Design Modulus Verification||299-342|
|Appendix G Calibration of Models Using Field Data||343-374|
|Appendix H Mechanical Property Measurements||375-380|
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