Structural response of concrete pavements under moving truck loads
Y. Darestani, Mostafa, Thambiratnam, David P., Nataatmadja, Andreas, & Baweja, Daksh (2007) Structural response of concrete pavements under moving truck loads. Journal of Transport Engineering, 133(12), pp. 670-676.
Whilst there has been a great deal of research conducted on concrete pavement performance and deterioration under static loads, only very limited research has been carried out on its dynamic response. Furthermore, opinions differ as to which type of loading (static or dynamic) results in greater values of slab deflection or flexural stress. In the present study, a test section consisting of two jointed reinforced concrete pavement (JRCP) and two jointed plain (unreinforced) concrete pavement (JPCP) was constructed and tested under both quasi-static and dynamic truck loads. Truck load was allowed to wander at predetermined locations on the instrumented pavement at speeds from 5 km/h to 55 km/h. Strain gauges and displacement transducers were installed along the test section to monitor the pavement responses. Time history responses of the test section were recorded and used to validate finite element model developed in ANSYS platform for further sensitivity study on those parameters affecting the dynamic response of concrete pavements. Results indicate the significance of dynamic amplification in concrete pavement design.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Concrete Pavement, Dynamic Loads, Structural Behaviour, Experimental testing, Finite Elemet Analysis|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Structural Engineering (090506)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 American Society of Civil Engineers|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||26 Jul 2007|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:43|
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