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Title: Development of a design procedure for roller-compacted concrete (RCC) pavements, Volume 1 : main text
Authors: University of Texas at Austin.
Pittman, David W.
Keywords: Pavement
Concrete
Concrete pavements
Pavement joints
Design
Construction
Cracking
RCC
Roller-compacted concrete
Concrete cracking
Publisher: Geotechnical Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; GL-94-6.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: A design procedure was developed to determine the thickness and joint spacing for roller-compacted concrete (RCC) pavements used for airfields, roads, streets, open-storage areas and parking areas. A mechanistic cracking model was developed to estimate RCC tensile restraint stresses as well as the crack width and natural crack spacing. A regression model was developed to predict the expected joint efficiency. Reliability concepts were incorporated to determine variability in expected life. The results of the models and developed programs were verified by comparing them to existing test track thicknesses and natural crack spacings and comparison to conventional concrete design procedures. Note: This file is large. Allow your browser several minutes to download the file.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11681/12654
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