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Evaluation of HMA fracture mechanics-based thermal cracking model.
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Transport Science.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Low temperature cracking is an important form of asphalt pavement deterioration in cold regions. The cracks develop when thermally induced stresses exceed the fracture resistance of the asphalt pavement. In this study, by incorporating HMA fracture mechanics into thermal cracking model, a new integrated model is introduced to investigate low temperature cracking performance. To evaluate its reliability and accuracy, the predicted thermally induced stress and failure temperature are compared with the fracture stress and fracture temperature obtained from thermal stress restrained specimen test. The findings indicate that this HMA fracture mechanics-based thermal cracking model has a great potential to reliably evaluate the performance of asphalt mixtures subjected to thermally induced damage.

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2011. , 84 p.
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Trita-VBT, ISSN 1650-867X ; 11:14
Keyword [en]
Hot Mix Asphalt; Low temperature cracking; HMA fracture mechanics; Thermal cracking model; SuperPave IDT; Thermal Stress Restrained Specimen Test
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Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-50945OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-50945DiVA: diva2:463109
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Available from: 2011-12-08 Created: 2011-12-08

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