Roller Compacted Concrete Pavements for Port Yards

Paper by HACHIYA UMENO MURATA SHIN NAGAOKA from ISCR 7th 1994 Vienna Austria

Roller compacted concrete pavements (RCCP) are favourable for port yards. To develop the design, both the bearing capai-ity and the load transfer efficiency at the joints were studied. An experimental pavement with two different RCCP structures was built: namely, one that follows the ordinary design method for port yards consisting of thick concrete slabs rested on the subbase, and one with thinner slabs on a stiffer subbase. As a result, both types can be applied to port yards and the joints without any load transfer devices will be usable if a stiffer subbase is used.

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