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Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-041
Figure 69 in page 111 shows the results of one-sided t-tests with 95 percent confidence level on whether the absolute differences between as-constructed (elevation-measured) and as-designed thicknesses are below, within, or above the tolerance level (TV) of 25.4 mm. A chart is presented for the percentage distribution of the absolute differences for six material types including DGAB, DGATB, LC, PATB, PCC, and SB from the corresponding target thickness listed in Table 56 in page 110. The percentage is determined by the number of sections with the absolute differences below, within, or above the tolerance level (TV) of 25.4 mm divided by the total number of sections for the corresponding target thickness. The horizontal axis of the chart is the corresponding target thicknesses for each of the six material types. The vertical axis is the percentage of the absolute differences that are below, within, or above the TV of 25.4 mm, which are displayed as a vertical bar of 100 percent in total, consisting of black (below the TV of 25.4 mm), blank (within the TV of 25.4 mm), and gray (above the TV of 25.4 mm) percentages. On average for the six material types, about 5.1 percent of the absolute differences are below the TV of 25.4 mm; about 91.8 percent of the absolute differences are within the TV of 25.4 mm; and about 3.1 percent of the absolute differences are above the TV of 25.4 mm.
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TRT Terms: Pavements--United States--Testing--Databases, Pavements--Performance, pavement layers