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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms ." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2013. Practices for Unbound Aggregate Pavement Layers. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/22469.
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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms ." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2013. Practices for Unbound Aggregate Pavement Layers. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/22469.
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125 ACPA American Concrete Pavement Association AIMS Aggregate Image Measurement System CBR California Bearing Ratio CCC Continuous compaction control CCP Constant confining pressure CH Fat clay CKD Cement kiln dust CL Lean clay CMV Compaction meter value DCP Dynamic Cone Penetrometer DOT Department of Transportation EICM Enhanced Integrated Climatic Model ESAL Equivalent single-axle load FWD Falling weight deflectometer GAB Graded aggregate base GC Clayey gravel GM Silty gravel GP Poorly graded gravel GW Well-graded gravel GWT Groundwater table HMA Hot mix asphalt IC Intelligent compaction ICAR International Center for Aggregate Research ICMV Intelligent compaction measurement value IPC Industrial Process Control LVDT Linear variable differential transformer LWD Light weight deflectometer MDD Maximum dry density MH Elastic silt MR Resilient modulus MEPDG Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide ML Silt MV Measurement value NSSGA National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association OH Organic clay, organic silt OL Organic silt, organic clay OMC Optimum moisture content P200 Percentage of material (by weight) passing no. 200 sieve PCC Portland cement concrete PI Plasticity Index QA Quality assurance QC Quality control RAP Reclaimed asphalt pavement RCA Recycled concrete aggregate RICM Roller integrated compaction measurement SASW Spectral analysis of surface waves SC Clayey sand SHRP Strategic Highway Research Program SM Silty sand SP Poorly graded sand ACRONYMs

126 SW Well-graded sand SWCC Soil water characteristic curves TCLP Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure TPF Transportation Pooled Fund UAB Unbound aggregate base USGS U.S. Geological Survey VCP Variable confining pressure

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TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 445: Practices for Unbound Aggregate Pavement Layers consolidates information on the state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice of designing and constructing unbound aggregate pavement layers. The report summarizes effective practices related to material selection, design, and construction of unbound aggregate layers to potentially improve pavement performance and longevity.

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