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NCHRP 09-23B [Completed]

Integrating the National Database of Subgrade Soil-Water Characteristic Curves and Soil Index Properties With the MEPDG

  Project Data
Funds: $85,000
Research Agency: Arizona State University
Principal Investigator: Claudia Zapata
Effective Date: 8/27/2010
Completion Date: 8/31/2012


OBJECTIVE
 
The objective of this research was to integrate an enhanced version of the GIS-enabled national database of soil index properties and soil-water characteristic curves developed in Project 9-23A with the MEPDG software.

The project final report is available for download at http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/docs/NCHRP09-23B_FR.pdf. Appendixes A-D are available on request to NCHRP.


The database was provided to AASHTO for possible integration into Pavement ME Design.
 

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