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PHT Hands-On Workbook

Preparing for the Analysis

Objective: View and modify the PHT Analysis Parameters.

Specifics: PHT ships with default analysis parameters based on National averages. Users may need to customize the parameters to suit their own needs.

Use: PHT provides access to all of the parameters that affect the analysis including maximum service life, terminal values, pavement estimates and distress weights.

Tasks:

  1. View and modify PHT Analysis Parameters.
  2. Override the national defaults with user customized values.
  3. Restore the national default values.
A screen shot shows the user interface to create new study parameters and the drop down list that includes the open function.
A screen shot shows the Maximum Service Life tab under the PHP Parameters - New Parameters tool where the user can review and edit values for maximum service life.
A screen shot shows the Terminal Values tab under the PHP Parameters - New Parameters tool where the user can review and edit terminal values.
A screen shot shows the Pavement Estimates tab under the PHP Parameters - New Parameters tool where the user can review and edit values for pavement estimates when measured data are not available.
A screen shot shows the Weights tab under the PHP Parameters - New Parameters tool where the user can review and edit values for distress weights.
A screen shot shows the Settings tab under the Study tool where the user can select new parameters and save them as default and a screen shot shows the window where the user can save or cancel the operation to set new parameters as the default settings.
A screen shot shows the Settings tab under the Study tool where the user can restore national defaults and a screen shot shows the window where the user can save or cancel the operation to restore national defaults as the default settings.
Updated: 11/22/2013