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Publication Number: FHWA-RD-97-036
Date: September 1998

 

Effects of Wheel-Load Spatial Repeatability on Road Damage: A Literature Review

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FOREWORD

This report reviews the available literature on the effects of spatial repeatability of dynamic wheel loads on pavement damage produced by heavy road vehicles due to different types of suspension systemes and the use of wide-base single versus dual tires.

Charles J. Nemmers, P.E
Director, Office of Engineering
Research and Development

 

 

 

 

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