LONGITUDINAL JOINT SYSTEMS IN SLIP-FORMED RIGID PAVEMENTS. VOLUME II. ANALYSIS OF LOAD TRANSFER SYSTEMS FOR CONCRETE PAVEMENTS

This report covers the development of rigid pavement joint models, the theoretical evaluation of joint systems and the results and conclusions reached from these studies. This is Volume II of a three volume series on the design and construction of longitudinal joint systems in slip-formed concrete pavements. Volume I - Literature Survey and Field Inspection - dated January 1979, was issued earlier. Volume II - User's Manual is now being printed. This report emphasizes the theoretical evaluation of joint systems. Although the study was primarily for the analysis of longitudinal joint systems for use with slip-formed pavements, the data is applicable to the analysis/design of other types of joints in rigid pavements. The study has been divided into 4 phases. Part 1, Extensive Literature Review; Part 2, Development of Rational Structural Analysis Methods; Part 3, The Finite Element Computer Model is compared with other theoretical Methods; Part 4 Studies Were Made to Define the Interaction of Joint Components and How They Affect the Stresses and Deflections of the Pavements. Cost data are given for the various alternate systems considered. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 3, AD-A078 850.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    205 North Mathews Avenue
    Urbana, IL  United States  61801-2352

    Federal Aviation Administration

    Systems R&D Service, 800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Tabatabaie, A M
    • Barenberg, E J
    • Smith, R E
  • Publication Date: 1979-11

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  • Pagination: 193 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00305852
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FAA-RD-79-4-2, Interim Report
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FA-11-8474
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 31 2002 12:00AM