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What is inside this section: Design

The goal of pavement design is to specify the characteristics required for quality performance for a given application. Two key components are mix design and structural design. These processes must also take into account external parameters including subgrade characteristics, traffic loading, and the environment.

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Design Parameters

When designing pavements (both mix design and structural design), there are three fundamental external design parameters to consider: the characteristics of the subgrade upon which the pavement is placed, the applied loads and the environment.

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Constructing infrastructure is a costly and time consuming affair. Owners and builders go through great efforts testing, inspecting, and documenting many important activities to ensure these cost and time expenditures do not overrun. Traditionally, these tests, inspections, and other documents have been recorded on paper and retained in paper form for years, until they could … Read more »