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Product Brief: Rigid Pavement Design Software: A New Tool for Improved Rigid Pavement Design

Research/Reference: useful for researchers doing further work in the pavement area as well as those developing improved testing and design procedures. Includes documents of historical value.

Primary Topic: Rigid Pavement

Description: A brief that makes readers aware of a spreadsheet tool that would complement Darwin's use by giving the designer a better control of the subgrade support value, optimal joint spacing, slab-subbase interface friction and temperature differential through slab. Only used for rigid pavement design. More information and download the software from Rigid Pavement Design page.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-99-129

Publication Year: 1999

Document Links: PDF (file size: 0.2 mb)

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