Evaluation of Pavement Damage Due to New Tire Designs

The objectives of this research projects are to:(1) to quantify pavement damage due to different tire and axle configurations commonly used in Illinois, based on the Finite Element Method; and, (2) conduct a detailed analysis to determine the damage caused by overweight vehicles and their impact on the pavement.


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    • Status: Completed
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Illinois Department of Transportation

      Bureau of Materials and Physical Research
      126 East Ash Street
      Springfield, IL  United States  62704-4766
    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      1105 Newmark Civil Engineering Lab, 205 North Matthews Avenue
      Urbana, IL  United States  61801
    • Principal Investigators:

      Al-Qadi, Imad

    • Start Date: 20060100
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20081200
    • Source Data: RiP Project 11326

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01460651
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Illinois Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: R59
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:29PM