Design of Roller Compacted Concrete Pavements

by Raymond S. Rollings, US Army Engineer Waterways, Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Roller Compacted Concrete II


This paper reviews some of the differences between roller compacted concrete and conventionally constructed concrete pavements. These differences require additional consideration during design, and the paper presents a comparative design of a conventional and a roller compacted concrete pavement illustrating these considerations. The specific factors and their effects on design that are reviewed in this paper include material properties, compaction, durability under freezing and thawing, joint construction and load transfer, strength variability, fatigue properties, and multiple lift construction.

Subject Headings: Concrete pavements | Pavement design | Roller-compacted concrete | Compaction (material) | Material properties | Construction materials | Strength of materials | Structural design

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