A streamlined probabilistic methodology for risk assessment of early cracking in airfield concrete pavement design

D'Amico, Fabrizio, Bianchini Ciampoli, Luca and Tosti, Fabio ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0291-9937 (2019) A streamlined probabilistic methodology for risk assessment of early cracking in airfield concrete pavement design. In: 2019 International Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference, July 21-24, Chicago, USA.

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Abstract

Early-age cracking is a major issue in design and construction of concrete pavements. This occurrence depends upon various factors i.e., design features, concrete mixture materials, jointing techniques and environmental circumstances. This may however occur despite adequate design, construction and jointing operations are correctly followed. Interactions of the above key factors are assessed using comprehensive analytical methods which are demanding in terms of data input and computational requirements. This research presents a streamlined probabilistic methodology for probabilistic risk assessment of early cracking in airfield concrete pavement design. The method provides a strength-to-stress ratio (SSR) index for identification of critical cracking conditions. A risk chart is presented with reference to the designed SSR value, and the required reliability level of the design process.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ISBN: 9780784482476
Identifier: 10.1061/9780784482476.042
Page Range: pp. 427-435
Additional Information: This material may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the American Society of Civil Engineers. This material may be found at: https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/9780784482476.042.
Uncontrolled Keywords: early cracking; concrete pavement design; probabilistic risk assessment; strength-to-stress ratio (SSR); airport apron
Subjects: Construction and engineering > Civil and environmental engineering
Computing > Software engineering
Construction and engineering > Civil and structural engineering
Computing
Construction and engineering
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Depositing User: Fabio Tosti
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2019 19:23
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2019 12:26
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/5836

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