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Accession Number PB2013-109677
Title High Performance Concrete (HPC) Bridge Project for SR 43.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 127p
Personal Author C. F. Scholer J. Olek J. A. Jonsson J. A. Ramirez R. J. Peterman
Abstract The objective of this research was to develop and test high performance concrete mixtures, made of locally available materials, having durability characteristics that far exceed those of conventional concrete mixtures. Based on the results from the development of high performance concrete, guidelines for a high performance concrete bridge over Burnett Creek on SR 43, just north of I-65 near West Lafayette, Indiana, will be prepared. In addition, the effects of different curing conditions, with respect to temperature and moisture conditions, were evaluated. The use of 15.2 mm (0.6 in) prestressing strand in girders made of 69 MPa (10 ksi) concrete was also evaluated with respect to pullout resistance and transfer and development lengths.
Keywords Bridge decks
Bridge tests
Composite structures
Finite element analysis
Flexural strength
Precast concrete
Prestressed concrete
Shear properties
Structural analysis
Transverse joints

Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 50A - Highway Engineering
50C - Construction Equipment, Materials, & Supplies
89G - Construction Materials, Components, & Equipment
Corporate Author Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN. Joint Transportation Research Program.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1325
Contract Number N/A

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