PP-VECD

A software for analysis of Push-Pull (Compression-Tension) fatigue tests conducted on asphalt mixtures using practical Viscoelastic Continuum Damage (VECD) formulations

NOTE: This software is no longer distributed freely. Please contact kutay at msu dot edu if you are interested in using this software.

About the PP-VECD

The PP-VECD software allows calculation of the damage characteristic curves, i.e., C versus S curves, of Asphalt Concrete (AC) Mixtures from uniaxial tension-compression (push-pull) fatigue data run at a constant frequency and temperature. Once the C vs S curves are computed, the software performs simulations of strain controlled tests and computes the number of cycles to failure (Nf) based on 50% reduction in |E*| criterion. The Nf values can be computed at a variety of temperatures, strain levels and frequencies.

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M. Emin Kutay 2016