This paper presents a comparison of results from a reliability-based model for predicting thermal cracking in asphalt pavements to monitored field performance. The reliability model accounts for the variability in the component design variables and the correlation between two failure modes. The field data is collected by the Canadian Strategic Highway Research Program (C-SHRP). The comparison was beneficial in assessing the model capabilities and encourages further efforts to employ field performance data.

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Keywords C-SHRP, Long Term, Performance, Reliability, Thermal Cracking
Conference Canadian Society for Civil Engineering - 1998 Annual Conference
Shalaby, A. (A.), Easa, S.M. (S. M.), & Halim, A.O. (1998). Investigation of thermal cracking on C-SHRP test sections. In Proceedings, Annual Conference - Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (pp. 85–94).