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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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