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Infrastructure-Failures of Rigid Pavements

Infrastructure-Failures of Rigid Pavements

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SUBMITTED BY:RAHUL N.SOMPURA (2905)SCHOOL OF BUILDING SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY,CEPT UNIVERSITY, AHMEDABAD
INFRASTRUCTUREI
FAILURES OF RIGID PAVEMENTS
FACULTYINCHARGE:
MISSAANAL SHETH
 
INFRASTRUCTURE
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FAILURES IN RIGID PAVEMENTS
RAHUL N. SOMPURA (2905), SCHOOL OF BUILDING SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, CEPT UNIVERSITY, AHMEDABAD
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CONTENTS
1INTRODUCTION..............................................................................41.1NEED FOR HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE.....................................41.2GENERAL CAUSES OF PAVEMENT FAILURES..........................41.3CLASSIFICATION OF MAINTENANCE WORK...........................42FAILURES IN RIGID PAVEMENTS.....................................................52.1DEFICIENCY OF PAVEMENT MATERIALS.................................52.2STRUCTURAL INADEQUACY OF PAVEMENT SYSTEM..............6
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TYPICAL RIGID PAVEMENT FAILURES.............................................63.1SCALING OF CEMENT CONCRETE...........................................73.2SHRINKAGE CRACKS...............................................................7
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SPALLING OF JOINT...............................................................73.4WARPING CRACKS.................................................................73.5MUD PUMPING.....................................................................74MAINTENANCE OF CEMENT CONCRETE ROADS.............................94.1TREATMENT OF CRACKS........................................................94.2MAINTENANCE OF JOINTS...................................................105SPECIAL REPAIRS OF CEMENT CONCRETE PAVEMENTS...............115.1MUD JACKING OR LIFTING OF SLABS...................................116STRENGTHENING OF EXISTING PAVEMENTS...............................116.1RIGID OVERLAY OVER RIGID PAVEMENT..............................116.2FLEXIBLE OVERLAY OVER RIGID PAVEMENT.........................127VARIOUS RIGID PAVEMENT FAILURES CASES..............................137.1BLOWUP (BUCKLING)...........................................................137.2CORNERBREAK....................................................................147.3DURABILITY CRACKING ("D" CRACKING)..............................147.4FAULTING............................................................................157.5JOINT LOAD TRANSFER SYSTEM DETERIORATION................157.6LINEAR (PANEL) CRACKING..................................................167.7PATCHING............................................................................177.8POLISHED AGGREGATE........................................................17
 
INFRASTRUCTURE
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FAILURES IN RIGID PAVEMENTS
RAHUL N. SOMPURA (2905), SCHOOL OF BUILDING SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, CEPT UNIVERSITY, AHMEDABAD
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7.9POPOUTS.............................................................................187.10PUNCHOUT..........................................................................187.11REACTIVE AGGREGATE DISTRESSES.....................................197.12SHRINKAGE CRACKING........................................................197.13SPALLING.............................................................................208CONCLUSION…………………………………………………………………………….219REFERENCES…………………………………………………………………………….21

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