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Durability and structural efficiency of reinforced concrete circular voided bridge decks

John.C Hunking

Durability and structural efficiency of reinforced concrete circular voided bridge decks

by John.C Hunking

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Thesis (M.Sc.) - University of Surrey, 1996.

StatementJohn C. Hunking.
ContributionsUniversity of Surrey. Department of Civil Engineering.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19593092M

the concrete. However, low permeability and a proper air-void system do not always ensure durability if the concrete contains excessive cracks that facilitate the intrusion of aggressive solutions. This cracking can be due to many factors related to both environmental effects and structural loads (TR Circular . Steel reinforcements in concrete tend to corrode and this process can lead to structural damage. Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) reinforcements represent a viable alternative for structures exposed to aggressive environments and have many possible applications where superior corrosion resistance properties are required. The use of FRP rebars as internal reinforcements for concrete, however, is.

Bridge types. Concrete bridges come in all shapes and sizes. Designs can meet whatever functional, aesthetic and economic criteria are appropriate to the site location and needs of the client. Arch bridges. Arches are perhaps the oldest form of bridge construction. They can be adopted over a large range of spans. Slab bridge decks. The Review was ‘written with the object of demonstrating the durability of reinforced concrete as a structural material’; a more scientific and systematic survey, entitled ‘Concrete in the oceans’, was conducted by the C&CA and partner organizations in the s and 80s.

The text conforms to the limit states design method as given in the latest revision of Indian Code of Practice for Plain and Reinforced Concrete, IS: (). This book covers the applications of design concepts and provides a wealth of state-of-the-art information on design aspects of wide variety of reinforced concrete structures. material and documents referenced throughout the book. The authors have tried to make this Guide Specification for High-Performance Concrete Bridgesa concise and current reference on HPC technology. Readers are encouraged to submit comments to improve future printings and editions of this book.


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Durability and structural efficiency of reinforced concrete circular voided bridge decks by John.C Hunking Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract: The shortest span reinforced concrete decks are built as solid slabs. These may be supported on bearings although, due to durability issues with expansion joints and bearings, it is usually preferable to cast them integral with in-situ abutments or.

The durability design of reinforced concrete structures has been recently introduced in national and international regulations.

It is required that structures are designed to preserve their characteristics during the service life, avoiding premature failure and the need of. Reinforced concrete (RC) (also called reinforced cement concrete or RCC) is a composite material in which concrete's relatively low tensile strength and ductility are counteracted by the inclusion of reinforcement having higher tensile strength or ductility.

The reinforcement is usually, though not necessarily, steel reinforcing bars and is usually embedded passively in the concrete before the Tensile strength (σ): Stronger than concrete. W.R. Jacob, in Shreir's Corrosion, Concrete. Reinforced concrete structures that are fully immersed or buried in a corrosive environment may generally be protected using conventional cathodic protection groundbed design.

However, for the CP of above-ground reinforced concrete structures, for example, bridge decks, jetties, tunnel parking garages, and concrete buildings, a. Reinforced concrete, concrete in which steel is embedded in such a manner that the two materials act together in resisting forces.

The reinforcing steel—rods, bars, or mesh—absorbs the tensile, shear, and sometimes the compressive stresses in a concrete structure. The premature deterioration of concrete bridge decks in regions where deicing chemicals are used has created a multi-billion dollar problem in the United States.

In this paper, a simple method to extend the life of new concrete bridge decks is explored: the reduction of deck reinforcement.

Download Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC) or Reinforced Concrete or Reinforced Concrete Design Books – We have compiled a list of Best & Standard Reference Books on Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC) Subject.

These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Reinforced concrete (RC) is a composite material in which concrete’s relatively low tensile strength. Structural Design Guidelines for Concrete Bridge Decks Reinforced with Corrosion-Resistant Reinforcing Bars Report Date: October 6.

Performing Organization Code: 7. Author(s): Abraham Lama Salomon, and Cristopher D. Moen, Ph.D., P.E. Performing Organization Report No.: VCTIR R10 9. Performing Organization and Address. Reinforced and prestressed concrete are used extensively in bridge projects. In addition to general design guidance and information on detailing practices, this section contains three design examples: a three-span reinforced concrete slab superstructure, a 63 inch pretensioned I-beam, and a three-span post-tensioned concrete slab superstructure.

Durability of reinforced concrete bridges in marine environments. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering: Vol. 16, Maintenance, monitoring, risk and life-cycle performance of bridges, pp. The LRFD Bridge Design Specifications Section 5 specifies the design requirements for concrete in all structural elements.

This Chapter provides supplementary information specifically regarding the general properties of concrete and reinforcing steel and the design of reinforced concrete. A report by the National Materials Advisory Board found thatbridge decks were deteriorating and that number was growing at the rate of 35, decks every year.

A nationwide survey ofbridge decks found that overwere suffering from early-age cracking. And the situation continues to worsen. For many bridges, the concrete decks usually need to be rehabilitated before other components of the bridge.

In the USA, the annual direct cost of corrosion in highway bridges exceeds $8 billion, and indirect costs to users due to traffic delays and lost in productivity has been estimated to be 10 times as much [45]. For continuous bridge decks, the contribution of the longitudinal bars may be utilized for resisting negative moments at interior supports.

Given • The cross section and span configuration show below • Alignment of bridge is N 90° E • Bearing of piers is N 27° E (27° skew angle) • Slab concrete has a day strength of 28MPa. Giuseppe Mancini's research works with citations and 8, reads, including: Resistance model uncertainty in non-linear finite element analyses of cyclically loaded reinforced concrete systems.

Bridge deck cracking is a common problem in the United States, and affects the durability and service life of reinforced concrete bridges. Physical inspections of three-span structural slab bridges in Ohio revealed cracks wider than ⅛ inch ( mm).

concrete must also be durable. To improve the durability of the shotcrete to freezing and thawing cycles in the presence of deicer salts, the following technique has been developed: a liquid air-entraining admixture is mixed with the water added at the nozzle.

This has been observed to enhance very significantly the durability of the repair. of stay-in-place reinforcing panels, entirely made of glass fiber reinforced polymer components and specifically developed for the rapid construction of concrete bridge decks. The salient features of the system are illustrated, along with significant research and development outcomes.

The five-day construction of the cast-in-place deck and. Traditionally, engineers have designed the structure for high-rise buildings using all structural steel or all structurally reinforced concrete. There are advantages to each building material.

“Composite structures” combine the two using structural steel columns and beams for floor construction, concrete on metal deck floors, and a concrete. CDOT Bridge Rating Manual June Introduction to Rating Bridge Decks This section covers the rating of bridge decks.

Reinforced concrete decks supported by longitudinal girders, with main reinforcement placed. Subjects Covered Reinforcement to two covers Snapping to reinforcement Editing reinforcement cover and size Outline A simple reinforced concrete section is required to represent a section of a column – as shown below.

Initially 25mm bars are placed in the positions shown below. This is done by placing a bar in each corner, with the appropriate cover, and then using these bars as “snap.Zhishen Wu's research works with 4, citations reads, including: Structures Strengthened with Bonded Composites.2.

Reinforced concrete structural elements – behaviour. Analysis and design b’y otharn, Tam -I-Iill, 3. Design of concrete structures – ArthusDavid Darwin, end Chorles W. -Hill, 3rd Edition. 4 Design of Reinforced Concrete Foundations – P.C.

Varghese Prentice Hall of India. New Delhi. 5.