A Comprehensive Study of Crack Growth in Asphalt Concrete

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A Comprehensive Study of Crack Growth in Asphalt Concrete ...

Oct 29, 2003  It is shown that crack growth rate in asphalt concrete can satisfactorily be predicted using a quasi-elastic approach, based on the linear elastic stress

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A STUDY OF CRACK-TIP DEFORMATION AND CRACK GROWTH IN ...

Mar 08, 2004  The primary objective of this study is to provide critical information that is complementary to the viscoelastoplastic continuum damage model in modeling crack

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A Study of Crack-Tip Deformation and Crack Growth in ...

A Study of Crack-Tip Deformation and Crack Growth in Asphalt Concrete Using Fracture Mechanics Youngguk Seo1, Y. Richard Kim2, Richard.A. Schapery3, Matthew

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(PDF) A study of crack-tip deformation and crack growth in ...

A study of crack growth in asphalt concrete was carried out using fracture mechanics to provide critical information that is complementary to the

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Analysis of fatigue crack growth behavior in asphalt ...

Jan 01, 2009  A combined experimental and theoretical study of fatigue crack growth in asphalt concrete material had been made at Hong Kong Road Research Laboratory. Fatigue

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Reflective Cracking Program

To properly design asphalt concrete (AC) overlays on rigid pavements, a reliable performance prediction model based on reflection crack growth is essential. The

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Fatigue crack growth in asphalt and asphalt-interfaces ...

Apr 01, 2011  This paper reports a study of fatigue crack performance of solid asphalt and asphalt–asphalt interfaces by means of the wedge-splitting test. Instead of beams

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Characterisation of oxidative ageing in asphalt concrete ...

May 22, 2014  A study to assess oxidative ageing of asphalt concrete using non-collinear wave mixing of two dilatational ... the material s resistance to crack growth when microcracking coalescence occurs at a later time. The ultimate strength of most ... and a comprehensive investigation on

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Evaluation of fatigue crack behavior in asphalt concrete ...

Feb 01, 2012  Fatigue crack has been recognized as one of the main forms for structural damage in asphalt concrete pavements. Under the action of repeated vehicular loading, deterioration of the asphalt concrete (AC) materials in pavements, caused by the accumulation and growth of micro and macro cracks, gradually takes place.

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Reflective Cracking

To properly design asphalt concrete (AC) overlays on rigid pavements, a reliable performance prediction model based on reflection crack growth is essential. The performance model is expected to relate the required thickness of AC overlay to several input variables, including aircraft loads, climatic effects, and the condition of the existing ...

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Fiber Reinforced Asphalt Pavements

Pilot Study • City of Tempe – ... Crack growth rate are plotted versus crack length ' (displacement rate) C* Line Integral Step 4 ... asphalt concrete was taken as 2275 kg/m 3(142 lb/ft ) and a runway width of 45.7 m (150 feet). The use of FRAC as the FAA P-401 surface course can result in a 33%

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Full-Depth Pavement Reclamation with Foamed Asphalt: Final ...

Center. The study, based on a series of work plans approved by Caltrans, included a literature review, a mechanistic sensitivity analysis of theoretical California pavement designs that incorporate foamed asphalt, bi-annual assessments of four full-depth reclamation with foamed asphalt projects, and a comprehensive, four-phase laboratory study.

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Best Practices Handbook on Asphalt Pavement Maintenance

Special Provision for Asphalt Concrete Crack Sealing ... one for use with concrete and the other for use with asphalt pavement. Small and spiral bound, the manuals are designed for ... All types of maintenance are needed in a comprehensive pavement maintenance program. However, emphasizing preventive maintenance may ...

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Comprehensive microbiological studies on screening ...

Mar 01, 2021  The present study majorly focused on the selection of suitable bacteria through microbiological studies for concrete crack healing. However, Bacillus species of non-pathogenic type bacteria's Viz., Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus cereus, Bacillus licheniformis, and Bacillus halodurans were used as self-healing agents. Also conducted various microbiological studies such as gram staining process ...

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Viscoelastic, Viscoplastic, and Damage Modeling of Asphalt ...

The purpose of this study was to calibrate a comprehensive constitutive model for asphalt concrete that includes viscoelasticity, viscoplasticity, and irreversible microstructural damage in ...

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Complex Modulus Determination of Asphalt Concrete Using ...

The purpose of this research is to present the results from an analytical/experimental study on the dynamic modulus testing of hot mix asphalt (HMA) using the indirect tension (IDT) mode. The analytical solution for dynamic modulus determination in IDT was developed by Kim (14) using the theory of linear viscoelasticity. To verify the analytical solution, temperature and frequency sweep tests ...

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Full-Depth Pavement Reclamation with Foamed Asphalt:

Center. The study, based on a series of work plans approved by Caltrans, included a literature review, a mechanistic sensitivity analysis of theoretical California pavement designs that incorporate foamed asphalt, bi-annual assessments of four full-depth reclamation with foamed asphalt projects, and a comprehensive, four-phase laboratory study.

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Publications — Materials and Pavements

Improved Asphalt Concrete Mixture Design Procedure: 474-1F: K. Mahboub, D.N. LittleJuly 1988: Asphalt Additives in Highway Construction: 187-14: J.W. ButtonJune 1988: Permanent Deformation Potential in Asphalt Concrete Overlay Over Portland Cement Concrete Pavements: 452-3F: M. Ameri-Gaznon, D.N. LittleNovember 1988

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Viscoelastoplastic Model for Predicting Performance of ...

model for fatigue crack growth prediction is pre­ sented. Then numerical results and experimental ver­ ification for fatigue crack growth in sand-asphalt are given including an analysis of the rest period ratio effect. MATERIAL CHARACTERIZATION In the present study it is cr1_1cial tn aPpoRe the

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Development of a Single-Edge Notched Beam Test for the ...

May 07, 2012  The fundamental mechanisms behind the initiation and propagation of reflective cracks in asphalt concrete overlays are not well understood. A novel approach is currently underway to investigate reflective cracking by integrating laboratory tests and numerical analysis to develop and validate an approach to predict reflective cracking in pavement structures.

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Comprehensive study on performance of glass fibers-based ...

Mar 25, 2021  Concrete is a typical brittle material; it has poor ductility, low tensile strength, and prone to micro-cracks. To overcome this behavior, alkali-resistant glass fibers (AGF) are added to concrete in present study, and this is the principal route for usage of glass fibers in structural concrete from laboratory investigation to industrial usage. Here, alkali-resistant glass fibers are used as ...

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Characterisation of oxidative ageing in asphalt concrete ...

May 22, 2014  A study to assess oxidative ageing of asphalt concrete using non-collinear wave mixing of two dilatational ... the material s resistance to crack growth when microcracking coalescence occurs at a later time. The ultimate strength of most ... and a comprehensive investigation on

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Development of the C* Fracture Test for Asphalt Concrete ...

crack tip but diminishes at longer crack lengths when shear stress (Mode II) becomes present. Using CFT test results and the principles of time-temperature superposition, a crack growth rate master curve was successfully developed to describe crack growth over a range of test temperatures.

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DETERMINATION OF CRACK GROWTH RATE PARAMETER OF ASPHALT

The primary objective of this study was to develop and evaluate a testing and data acquisition, reduction, and analysis system to determine crack growth rate parameters of asphalt mixtures using the Superpave IDT. Furthermore, the system to be developed was to meet the following criteria: (1) The system should not require the direct measurement of a crack growth during testing and (2) The ...

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Development of the C* Fracture Test for Asphalt Concrete ...

Laboratory assessment of crack resistance and propagation in asphalt concrete is a difficult task that challenges researchers and engineers. Several fracture mechanics based laboratory tests currently exist; however, these tests and subsequent analysis methods rely on elastic behavior assumptions and do not consider the time-dependent nature of ...

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Experimental study on mode I fracture toughness of di ...

of an asphalt concrete using an edge cracked three-point bend beam. Tekalur et al. [20] employed an edge cracked rectangular beam specimen subjected to three point bending to study the mechanical and fracture behavior of hot mix asphalt under two dif-ferent loading rates. Nguyen et al. [21] examined the crack growth resistance of asphalt ...

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thermal stresses in the overlay and old asphalt surface is used to predict thermal stresses more accurately than any previous attempt. These stresses are then applied to the crack surface to study the effects of material properties on crack develop­ ment.

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Evaluation of Fabrics, Fibers and Grids in Overlays

Asphalt Concrete Mixture The asphalt concrete mixture selected for use in these laboratory studies consisted of a blend of river gravel, sand and lime­ stone crusher fines, with an AC-20 binder. This mixture was purposely chosen because it exhibits relatively low stability and poor tensile properties.

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City of Seattle Porous Pavement Case Study

2 Design Parameters for Porous Cement Concrete Section Cement Content (564 to 600 lbs/cy) Mix Aggregate: AASHTO No. 8* (3/8” to No 16) or No. 89 (3/8” to 50) Water Cement Ratio 0.27 to 0.35* Voids 15% to 21% Field Infiltration Rate 200 in/hr through pavement Compressive Strength 2,000 psi 8” Compacted Thickness for Residential Street Loading

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Crack Sealing as a Pretreatment Improves Preservation ...

Apr 04, 2017  Recently, the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) in Auburn, AL completed a study regarding the effects crack sealing has on the success of a preservation treatment.

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The New Paving Realities: The Impact of Asphalt Cost ...

Past comparisons of asphalt versus concrete initial bid costs are irrelevant. The environment and dynamics of world economic growth that resulted in asphalt’s paving cost advantage no longer exists. The new paving realities have taken hold. Since 2003, oil prices have increased more than 200%, coker

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PROPAGATION MECHANISMS FOR SURFACE-INITIATED LONGITUDINAL ...

Shear stresses were not significant to control crack growth, regardless of load position. Effects of pavement structure and load spectra (magnitude and position) were evaluated in a comprehensive parametric study of the cracked pavement. Load positioning had the most effect on crack propagation, along with asphalt and base layer stiffness.

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Rehabilitation Design and Construction of PCC with AC ...

Case study of G328 Yizheng Section rehabilitation in China is provided in this paper. The G328 Yizheng Section was overlaid with 12cm asphalt concrete in 1998 on the original 24cm PCC slabs constructed in 1980. Due to serious pumping and faulting of the lower PCC slabs and drainage design defects, severe distresses like reflective transverse crack,

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Thermally Induced Fracture Performance of Asphalt Mixtures

temperature in order to evaluate the low temperature cracking performance of asphalt concrete mixtures. The first part of this thesis consists of a comprehensive laboratory study to implement and evaluate fracture performance of asphalt mixtures by using Superpave IDT tests and hot mix asphalt (HMA) fracture mechanics (Paper I).

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Application of generalized J-integral to crack propagation ...

An energy-based crack-growth model was developed in this study to simulate the propagation of top-down cracking in asphalt pavements. A viscoelastic fracture mechanics approach, the generalized J-integral, was employed to model the crack growth of asphalt concrete.

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