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Design of Hot Mix Asphalt Pavements

This manual is published by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) as an aid to designers. All reasonable care has been exercised in its preparation; however, NAPA makes no claim as to its accuracy. It remains the responsibility of professional designers to correctly interpret and verify the information presented.

The design procedure presented in Part Two is based on the following published methods of pavement design ; the procedure was derived from these methods but has been modified for the purposes of this manual : AASHTO Guide for Design of Pavement Structures, 1986, published by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Thickness Design - Asphalt Pavements for Highways and Streets, 1984, (Manual Series MS-1), published by the Asphalt Institute.

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