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Using ESAL Thoery with Giroud and Han 2004 equation for geogrid reinforced unpaved roads 

Using ESAL Thoery with Giroud and Han 2004 equation for geogrid reinforced unpaved roads 

Using ESAL Thoery with Giroud and Han 2004 equation for geogrid reinforced unpaved roads 

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The Giroud and Han 2004 uses number of axle passes and wheel load in the equaition, can wheel load be replaced with one single 9,000 lbs wheel load (ESAL =18,000 lbs)and substitute passes with ESALs for road system ? Example using 100,000 ESALs for low volume unpaved road system with a 5 year life span, or is it sensitive to a small number of larger axle loads?

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