Pavement Design in Seasonal Frost Conditions - 5 PDH
3. Frost-Susceptibility Classification
4. Alternative Methods of Thickness Design
5. Selection of Design Method
6. Limited Subgrade Frost Penetration
7. Reduced Subgrade Strength
8. Use of State Highway Requirements
9. Free-Draining Material Directly Beneath Bound Base or Surfacing Layer
10. Other Granular Unbound Base CoursE
11. Use of Fl and F2 Soils for Base Materials
12. Filter or Drainage Requirements
13. Stabilizers and Stabilized Layers
14. Stabilization with Lime and with LCF
15. STABILIZATION WITH PORTLAND CEMENT
16. Stabilization With Bitumen
17. Subgrade Requirements
18. Other Measures to Reduce Heave
19. Pavement Cracking Associated with Frost Heave
20. Control of Subgrade and Base Course Construction
21. Base Course Construction
23. Use of Insulation Materials in Pavements
Upon completion of this course you will:
Learn frost, soil and pavement terminology applicable to design for seasonal frost conditions;
Learn about bound bases and how they are employed in frost conditions;
Learn the definitions of frost-susceptible soils;
Learn how the design freezing index is determined and applied in design for seasonal frost;
Learn how to design to accommodate varved clays;
Learn the alternative methods of thickness design;
Learn how to determine and apply the air freezing index;
Learn about the reduced subgrade strength design method.
This course is intended for civil and geotechnical engineers and other design and construction professionals wanting to learn how to design rigid and flexible pavements where seasonal frost conditions exist.
Benefit for Attendee
This course will give design and construction professionals an introduction to special design methods to employ when designing pavements for roads, parking and open storage areas where climatic conditions include seasonal frost.
This course provides introductory information about evaluation of soil conditions, selection of materials, and design methods for pavements in seasonal frost conditions.
This course will give you professional tools that will help you to understand the special technical and design considerations to use in pavement design in cold regions where frost conditions are a factor.