Albuquerque Channel Joint

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Title: Albuquerque Channel Joint

Author(s): Larry A. Blair and Robert A. Born

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 94

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 419-436

Keywords: channels (waterways); control joints; construction; flood control; joint sealers; performance; shape factor; structural design; Design

Date: 9/1/1986

Abstract:
Numerous failures and high repair rates of flood control channel joints resulted in the design of a new channel joint. This joint capitalizes on research done on proper shape factors, state-of-the-art materials, and field applications. Four years of experience indicates the design and materials are highly satisfactory.