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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-14-092    Date:  February 2015
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-14-092
Date: February 2015


Long-Term Pavement Performance Automated Faulting Measurement


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  2. U.S. Department of Transportation, Integrated Materials and Construction Practices for Concrete Pavement: A State-of-the Practice Manual, FHWA Publication No. HIF-07-004, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, December 2006.

  3. AASHTO R 36-12, Standard Practice for Estimating Faulting of Concrete Pavements, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC, 2012.

  4. Miller, J.S. and Bellinger, W.Y., Distress Identification Manual for the Long-Term Pavement Performance Program (Fourth Revised Edition), FHWA-RD-03-031, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, June 2003.

  5. Sayers, M.W. and Karamihas, S.M., The Little Book of Profiling, The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI, September 1998.

  6. Selezneva, O., Jiang, J., and Tayabji, S.D., Preliminary Evaluation and Analysis of LTPP Faulting Data, FHWA-RD-00-076, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, 1998.

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  8. Chang, G.K., Watkins, J., and Orthmeyer, R., "Practical Implementation of Automated Fault Measurement Based on Pavement Profiles," Symposium on Pavement Performance: Current Trends, Advances, and Challenges, Tampa, FL, Bouzid Choubane (ed.), December 5, 2011, pp. 219-237.

  9. LTPP Data Analysis: FAQs About Joint Faulting with Answers From LTPP, FHWA-RD-97-101, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, August 1997.

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  13. Karamihas, S.M. and Senn, K., Curl and Warp Analysis of the LTPP SPS-2 Site in Arizona, FHWA-HRT-12-068, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, December 2012.

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