Testing for Fatigue Cracking in the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester
Primary Topic: Pavement Testing
Description: This Technical Brief provides an overview of a fatigue characterization test method that can be conducted using an Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) device. This includes a description of the test as well as an introduction to how the test has evolved, what performance information the test provides about an asphalt mixture, and the accompanying stress-strain model.
FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-HIF-16-027
Publication Year: 2016
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