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Local Calibration of the MEPDG Using Pavement Management Systems

References

Corley-Lay, J. B., F. Jadoun, J. Mastin, and R. Y. Kim. Comparison of NCDOT and LTPP Monitored Flexible Pavement Distresses. Paper #10-1635. Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)a. Using Pavement Management Data to Calibrate and Validate the New MEPDG, An Eight State Study, Final Report, Volume I. Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC.

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)b. Using Pavement Management Data to Calibrate and Validate the New MEPDG, An Eight State Study, Final Report, Volume II: Complete State Visit Reports. Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC.

Haddock, J. E. Validation of SHRP Asphalt Mixture Specifications Using Accelerated Testing. National Pooled Fund Study Number 176. Indiana Department of Transportation, Indianapolis, IN.

Mastin, N. Map of North Carolina illustrating location of pavement sections used in the calibration process. North Carolina Department of Transportation, Raleigh, NC.

McGhee, K. H. Automated Pavement Distress Collection Techniques. NCHRP Synthesis of Highway Practice 334. Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

Miller, J. S. and W. Y. Bellinger. Distress Identification Manual for the Long-Term Pavement Performance Program (Fourth Revised Edition). FHWA-RD-03-031. Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA.

National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP). Guide for Mechanistic-Empirical Design of New and Rehabilitated Pavement Structures. Final Report. Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP). Guide for Mechanistic-Empirical Design of New and Rehabilitated Pavement Structures. NCHRP Project 1-37a, Climate Data. www.trb.org/mepdg/climatic_state.htm. Transportation Research Board accessed August 2008.

National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP). Recommended Practice for Local Calibration of the ME Pavement Design Guide, NCHRP Project 1-40B. Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

Sivasubramaniam, S., K. A. Galal, A. S. Noureldin, T. D. White, and J. E. Haddock. "Laboratory, Prototype, and In-Service Accelerated Pavement Testing to Model Permanent Deformation." Transportation Research Record 1896. Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

Von Quintus, H. L, M. I. Darter, and J. Mallela. Recommended Practice for Local Calibration of the ME Pavement Design Guide. NCHRP Project 1-40B. Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

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