Synthesis for rational design of flexible pavements
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Synthesis for rational design of flexible pavements by F. Moavenzadeh

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Research and Development, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Pavements -- Live loads -- Mathematical models.

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StatementF. Moavenadeh, J.E. Soussou, and H.K. Findakly.
SeriesReport - Federal Highway Administration ; no. FHWA-RD-75-29
ContributionsSoussou, J. E., Findakly, H. K., United States. Federal Highway Administration. Office of Research., United States. Federal Highway Administration. Office of Development.
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