MANIFESTATION OF TEMPERATURE VARIATION OF FLEXIBLE AND
RIGID PAVEMENTS IN
Hamad 1. AI-Abdul Wahhab and Rezqallah H. Ramadhan
THE FOURTH SAUDI ENGINEERING CONFERENCE, NOV. 1995 - VOLUME II
Temperature is one of the most important factor affecting the design and performance of both rigid and flexible pavements. This importance calls for special attention and interest in research to develop procedures for design and analysis that account for temperature consideration. Two field experiments were carried out for monitoring of temperature variations of asphalt concrete and Portland cement concrete pavements at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran area. Temperature data base was developed and used to generate regression models for predicting temperature in flexible pavements, and temperature differential in rigid pavements, from measured air temperatures. These models are essential for pavement design and analysis.