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A Review of the international use of lightweight concrete in highway bridges

A Review of the international use of lightweight concrete in highway bridges

report of a Concrete Society Working Party.

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Published by Concrete Society in London .
Written in English


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SeriesConcrete Society technical report -- no.20
ContributionsConcrete Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20326895M
ISBN 100721012388

Metal Arch Bridges Reinforced Concrete Bridges Girder Bridges Closing Remarks Bridge Engineer—Planner, Architect, Designer, Constructor, and Facility Manager References Problems CHAPTER 2 SPECIFICATIONS AND BRIDGE FAILURES Bridge Specifications Implication of Bridge.   The use of timber–concrete composite (TCC) bridges in the United States dates back to approximately when the first bridge was constructed. Since then a large number of bridges have been built, of which more than 1, remain in service.

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  The proposed specifications are designed to help highway agencies evaluate between comparable designs of lightweight and normal weight concrete bridge elements so that an agency’s ultimate selection will yield the greatest economic benefit. History of Concrete Highways. The first concrete highway constructed in the United States was a mile long, 9-foot wide, 5-inch thick strip of concrete pavement built near Pine Bluff, Arkansas, in —five years after the introduction of the Model T Ford. By , concrete had been used to pave 2, miles of roadway.


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A Review of the international use of lightweight concrete in highway bridges Download PDF EPUB FB2

REFERENCES 1. The Concrete Society. A review of the international use of lightweight concrete in highway bridges. Concrete Society Technical Report No. 20,pp. CEB/FIP. Lightweight Aggregate Concrete. Manual of design and technology, Lancaster, The Construc- tion Press Ltd 3.

Expanded Shale Clay and Slate Institute. Bridge Cited by: Get this from a library. Criteria for designing lightweight concrete bridges. [T.Y. Lin International.; United States. Federal Highway Administration.;] -- The state of the art pertaining to the use of lightweight concrete in the design, construction, and maintenance of bridges, is presented in this report.

It includes a review of the history. There is, therefore, a need to review the AASHTO specifications to identify the relevant articles that address or should address the use of lightweight concrete in highway bridges and to synthesize existing research that is relevant to those articles. This information then.

In the US Federal Highway Administration employed T.Y. Lin International of San Francisco to review this work and to prepare a state-of-the-art report on the use of “Lightweight Concrete in the Design, Construction, and Maintenance of Bridges” (18). This company examined the condition of existing lightweight bridges, reviewed the.

A review of the international use of lightweight concrete in highway bridges Report of a Concrete Society working party. By London (UK) Concrete Society. Abstract.

SIGLELD(CS-TR). / BLDSC - British Library Document Supply CentreGBUnited KingdoAuthor: London (UK) Concrete Society. LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE IN HIGHWAY BRIDGES.

Lightweight concrete has been used in American highway bridges for over 50 years and there are now nearly concrete and composite bridges containing Lightweight aggregates in the United States and Canada.

In the USSR about bridges have been constructed with lightweight aggregates in the past Current provisions and needed research for lightweight concrete in highway bridges [3] p. (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center.

OCLC Number. concretes supplied for highway bridges, whether produced by a ready mix supplier, a general contractor, or in a permanent plant of a precast concrete manufacturer.

For the purposes of this specification, high performance concrete (HPC) is considered as. FLEX-A-FILL® is a hot-applied polymer modified asphalt sealant used to seal cracks in asphalt concrete or Portland cement concrete pavements.

FLEX-A-FILL® is highly recommended for use in asphalt pavement prior to coal tar sealing, slurry, overlay or chip sealing. For use on highways, streets, parking lots & airport runways. LWC is concrete whose density has been reduced through the use of lightweight aggregates.

For use in highway bridges and structures, LWC normally uses ESCS as coarse and/or fine aggregates within the concrete mixture proportions. LWC with compressive strengths up to and above 8 ksi are possible.

In practice, a concrete with a density less. Describes the use of expanded shale lightweight concrete for both older bridge widenings and new bridge construction on the California State Highway System in the past 30 years.

Examples of major projects illustrate the durability and reliability of a properly designed and constructed lightweight aggregate bridge. Design of Modern Concrete Highway Bridges [Heins, Conrad P., Lawrie, R.

A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Design of Modern Concrete Highway BridgesReviews: 2. Rostam, Steen, “Design and Construction of Segmental Concrete Bridges for Service Life of to Years,” Keynote Address at the American Segmental Bridge Institute Convention, Washington, DC, Also “International Perspective: Extending the Service Lives of Bridges,” PCI Journal, V.

53, No. 1, January-February,pp. A comprehensive literature review of the available two-way shear testing for LWC slabs was conducted. use of this type of concrete in highway bridges. The girders used specified density. CRITERIA FOR DESIGNING LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE BRIDGES.

The state of the art pertaining to the use of lightweight concrete in the design, construction, and maintenance of bridges, is presented in this report. It includes a review of the history of the development of lightweight concrete, its properties and limitations,and its production.

look like. We build highways, bridges, and structures. However this new rock, or concrete is heavy and is limited because of it’s composition to protect from heat and cold. It protects us somewhat from the elements: rain, wind, and fire. Rock, stone and concrete are to a degree good insulator but only as a thick or expanded volume.

Composite construction, using a reinforced concrete slab on top of steel girders, is an economical and popular form of construction for highway bridges. This book covers the design of continuous composite bridges, with both compact and non-compact sections, and simply supported composite bridges with the 'slab-on-beam' form of construction.

lightweight concrete with an equilibrium density of 70 to lb/ft³ ( to kg/m³) is infrequently used, most lightweight concrete has an equilibrium density of to lb/ft³ ( to kg/m³).

Because lightweight concrete is often project-specific, contacting the aggregate supplier before project design is advised. /books books Thomas Telford Publishing /cfti Concrete for Transportation Infrastructure Concrete for Transportation Infrastructure Proceedings of the International Conference held at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK on 5–7 July Ravindra K.

Dhir Director, Michael J. McCarthy Senior Lecturer, and Sinan Caliskan Research/Teaching Fellow Concrete Technology Unit. These projects confirm that high strength lightweight concrete is an economical, efficient construction material for long span bridges.

While lightweight concrete may cost more per cubic yard than normalweight concrete, the structure may cost less as a result of reduced dead weight and lower foundation costs (1). PCA Lightweight Concrete for California's Highway Bridges.

Download: Long-Term Service Performance of Lightweight Concrete Bridge Structures. Download: Lightweight HPC On Route Bridge in Virginia. Download: Lightweight Concrete for a Segmental Bridge.

Download: Lightweight Aggregate Concrete in Norwegian Bridges. Download.1. Several VDOT bridges were selected for using LWC mixtures. 2. Bridge deck placement details were documented with emphasis on the concrete and air temperatures at the time of placement and during the first 24 hours of the concrete curing period.

3. Concrete mixtures were collected to determine fresh concrete properties, and field.It would not directly supersede any part of Article 5, 1, 0 (Concrete Bridges) inasmuch as specific uses of the lightweight' concrete are not designated. Hence' the use of the concrete would have to be designated by special provisions to Article 0 or by plan notes.

Although the specification largely anticipates the use of local.