Pavement Design for Commercial Jet Aircraft

by F.M. Mellinger,
R.G. Ahlvin,
P.F. Carlton,

Serial Information: Journal of the Air Transport Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 2, Pg. 29-44

Document Type: Journal Paper


Requirements given in form of design charts for both rigid and flexible concrete pavements; design curves cover range of loadings for Boeing 707, Douglas DC-8 and Convair 880 commercial aircraft; strengthening of existing rigid pavements by overlays; runway and taxiway dimensional requirements for jet aircraft are not covered.

Subject Headings: Pavement design | Concrete pavements | Pavement overlays | Aircraft and spacecraft | Asphalt pavements | Airport and airfield pavements | Curvature | Load factors

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