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SUBJECT Main Bridges 23/MB/04 A, B, C & D


Material Properties
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3.2 Material Properties

3.2.1 Concrete

Interim Advice 3.2.1.1 Strength


Note 009(Rev. 3)
Design Criteria
for Highway
Precast Concrete Girder = 60 Mpa (cube)48MPa cylinder
Structures [IAN Concrete deck & Diaphragm = 50 Mpa (cube)40MPa cylinder
009] Substructure = 40 Mpa (cube)32MPa cylinder

BS 5400-4 3.2.1.2 Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete

Short Term Long Term


Precast Concrete Girder E = 36kPa E = 18kPa
Concrete deck & Diaphragm E = 34kPa E = 17kPa
Substructure E = 31kPa E = 15.5kPa
Table 3
3.2.1.3 Unit Weight of Concrete
Interim Advice
Note 009 (IAN
009) Unit weight of a Reinforced or Prestressed Concrete 25 Mpa
Unit weight of a Mass (Unreinforced) Concrete 24 Mpa

3.2.1.4 Poisson's Ratio

Poisson's ratio of concrete 0.2

Interim Advice 3.2.1.5 Coefficient of Thermal Expansion


Note 009 (IAN
009) Coefficient of thermal expansion of concrete per C

3.2.2 Reinforcement

Interim Advice 3.2.2.1 Strength & Ductility


Note 009 (IAN
009)
Yield Strength (fsy)
Type Designation Grade
MPa
Type (Stainless Steel) - 250
Type 2 (Deformed Bars) B500B or B500C 500

Interim Advice 3.2.2.2 Modulus of Elasticity of Steel


Note 009 (IAN
009) Modulus of Elasticity of reinforcement 190,000 Mpa
3.2.3 Surfacing Material

Interim Advice 3.2.3.1 Unit Weight


Note 009 (IAN
009) Unit Weight of Wearing Surface 23 kN/m3
Unit Weight of Initial Wearing Surface (70mm thk) 1.64 kN/m2
Unit Weight of Additional Wearing Surface (75 mm thk) 1.73 kN/m2
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3.2.4 Soil Properties

Interim Advice 3.2.4.1 Unit Weight


Note 009 (IAN
009) Unit Weight of Soil 20 kN/m3

3.2.5 Bearing Capacity

Soil Modulus of Elasticity 450 Mpa


Document No. Bearing Capacity 1000 Kpa
EXW-P023-2042 Vertical Spring Constant, Kv 40 MPA/m
-YD-QBJ-RP
-1003
Geotechnical 3.2.6 Pre-Stressing Tendons
Investigation
Junction 4 MB Type of Strand 7 wire super
Type of Strand Strand Relaxation 2.5(Relax Class 2)
Nominal Diameter 15.70
Steel Area (mm) 150
Nominal Tensile Stress(N/mm) 1,860
Maximum initial Prestressed Force
After Anchoring (Kn) 209
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