Pavement Design (CE-7004) - B.E RGPV CBCS & CBGS Scheme Notes
Pavement Design (CE-7004)
Pavement Design (CE-7004) RGPV notes CBGS Bachelor of engineering

Syllabus

UNIT 1:
Equivalent Single Wheel Load (ESWL): Definition, calculation of ESWL, repetition of loads and their effects on the pavement structures.

UNIT 2:
Flexible Pavements:Component parts of the pavement structures and their functions, stresses in flexible pavements, Stress distribution through various layers, Boussinesque’s theory , Burmister’s two layered theory, methods of design, group index method, CBR method, Burmister’s method and North Dakota cone method.

UNIT 3:
Rigid Pavements: Evaluation of subgrade, Modulus-K by plate bearing test and the test details, Westergaard’s stress theory stresses in rigid pavements, Temperature stresses, warping stresses, frictional stresses, critical combination of stresses, critical loading positions.

UNIT 4:
Rigid pavement design: IRC method, Fatigue analysis, PCA chart method, joints, design and construction & types, AASHTO Method, Reliability analysis

UNIT 5:
Evaluation and Strengthening of Existing Pavements:Benkleman beam method, Serviceability Index Method.Rigid and flexible overlays and their design procedures.


NOTES


Reference Books:-

1. Principles of pavement design by E.J.Yoder& M.W. Witczak
2. AASHO, “AASHO Interim Guide for Design of Pavement Structures”, Washington, D.C.
3. Portland Cement Association, Guidlines for Design of Rigid Pavements, Washington
4. DSIR, Conc. Roads Design & Construction
5. Srinivasan M. "Modern Permanent Way"


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