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Structural Analysis and Pavement Thickness Training in ACES UAE and Oman branches

Date: 
3 Jan 2019

ACES Regional Center of Excellence for Pavement Studies and Evaluation manager, Dr. Ibrahim Asi, organized a two- day training course entitled Structural Analysis and Pavement Thickness Design" to ACES UAE and Oman staff. The course was attended by fourteen Engineers from ACES Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al-Ain and Muscat Branches and covered the following main topics:

·         Stresses and strains in multilayered elastic systems  

·         Calculations of equivalent standard axle load (ESAL)

·         AASHTO design of flexible pavement structures

·         Asphalt institute flexible pavement layers design

·         Mechanistic analysis of pavement structures

Overall, the attendees found the training course well-structured, comprehensive, rich in content and very useful.

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