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FWDUG (USA User Group) previous presentations




In 2002 Professor Andrew Dawson from University of Nottingham (specialist in unbound granular pavements) ran an international workshop to point the way for future development of mechanistic methods for analysing and designing unbound granular pavement, (see details in 2002 heading below). The principles he outlined were state-of-the-art at the time but have stood the test of time, and have been followed by several NZ researchers since.

Every few years, a similar national workshop has been convened, open to all interested parties and the powerpoints prepared are presented below (sorted with most recent at the top).


Bruce Chappell
CIRCLY - What Modulus Values for Stress Dependent Materials

Mechanistic Design and Evaluation of Pavements 2008 Workshop

Dave Alabaster and Alvaro Gonzalez
Foamed Bitumen Stabilisation of Pavements

Paul Anderson
Rehabilitation using Foamed Bitumen

Allen Browne
Foamed Bitumen Design Considerations

Paul Anderson
Do You Believe Curvature?

Gerhard van Blerk and Fritz Jooste
Some Anomalies in FWD Backcalculation

Graham Salt
Flexural Life of Unbound Granular Pavements with Chip Seal Surfacings

Bryan Pidwerbesky
Critical Strains in Unbound Basecourse

Steven Anderson
Pavement Deflection Measurements Using the Geobeam

Dave Stevens
Pavement Structural Life Determination

Gary Lin
Assessment of Pavement Layer Quality using CUSUM Analysis

David Hutchison
Deflection Monitoring at Pukekohe Mega Centre

Introduction - Future Challenges

Mechanistic Design and Evaluation of Pavements 2006 Workshop

Ross Peploe and David Alabaster
NZ Supplement 2006

Martin Gribble
Austroads Adaptations

Dave Stevens
MET (ELMOD) Strain Criterion

Dave Alabaster
Canterbury Accelerated Pavement Testing Indoor Facility

Matthew Thrush
Experience with Pavement Recycling on Volcanic Subgrades

Bruce Chappell
Mechanistic Design of Pavements on Weak Subgrades

Graham Salt
Mechanisic Design Parameters for NZ from Transit's Benchmark Sites

Haran A.Moorthy
Modulus of Stabilised Materials for the pavement design

Thorsten Frobel
Pavement Design Reality Check

John Hallett
PSMC 005 - SH 016 Pavement Analysis

Dr Sabine Werkmeister, David Alabaster, Dr Bruce Steven
Prediction of LVR Pavement Response Using FWD Central Deflections

Ramiz Iskander
Impact of Poor Drainage on Pavement Life Case Study - SH20

Alvaro Gonzalez, Dr Mofreh Saleh
Performance  Models For Foamed Bitumen Pavements

David Hutchison
Demonstrating Pavement Life: A Multi-Faceted Approach

Riaan Theron, Wayne Furlong
Performance of Multiple OGPA Layers

Allen Browne
Mechanistic Design and Evaluation of Pavements 2006 Workshop

Thorston Frobel
Foamed Bitumen Design

Dr Greg Arnold
Preventing Pre-mature Rutting

Summary and Outcomes

Mechanistic Design and Evaluation of Pavements 2004 Workshop

University of Canterbury
Notes on CAPTIF Pavement Performance

Martin Gribble
Austroads in New Zealand

Dr Greg Arnold
Pavement Notes, 1/12/2004

Dr. Bryan Pidwerbesky and Jeff Waters, Dr. Doug Gransberg and Dr. Roman Stemprok
Road surface texture measurement using digital image processing and information theory, Interim Report

John Patrick
Thoughts on Fig. 8.4

Pavement Design Notes 1/12/2004

Dr Bryan Pidwerbesky
Austroads Pavement Design

Dr. Mofreh F. Saleh
Pavement Design Presentation

Ross Peploe
Modified Bases/SB

Graham Salt
Anisotropic moduli

Technical Review of Poplar Lane Aggregate

Mechanistic Design and Evaluation of Pavements 2002  International Workshop

Convened by Andrew Dawson (Associate Professor, Nottingham University, Faculty of Engineering)

Briefing Paper                      Summary as Powerpoint: Briefing Paper Summary (PPT 0)

Mechanistic-Empirical Design of Chip Design of Chip-sealed Roads in SA

Mike Mundy
Key Aspects of Mechanistic Design for Thin Sealed Pavements

Dr. Vincent Janoo
Base Course Deformation & Subgrade Failure Criterion



NZ Institute of Surveyors

Graham Salt
Unbound Granular Pavement Design

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