Prestressed Concrete, a Natural For Highway and Airport Pavements


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Title: Prestressed Concrete, a Natural For Highway and Airport Pavements

Author(s): Bengt F. Friberg

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 51


Appears on pages(s): 197-210

Keywords: airports; concrete construction; concrete pavements; continously reinforced pavements; control joints; cracking (fracturing) dowels; flexural strength; friction; highways; performance tests; post-tensioning; prestressed concrete; prestressing; shrinkage

Date: 1/1/1975

The paper gives the major characteristics of the prestressed highway pavements which have been built in the United States during 1971-73, together with reasons for their design features. . This paper suggests suitable criteria for design and construction of future highway pavement (prestressed) projects. This criteria is also applicable for airports.


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