Design Related Distress in Concrete Pavements

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Title: Design Related Distress in Concrete Pavements

Author(s): Jamshid M. Armaghani, Torbjorn J. Larsen and Lawrence L. Smith

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 8

Appears on pages(s): 43-49

Keywords: concrete pavements; cracking (fracturing); failure; inspection; structural design; subbases; Design

Date: 8/1/1988

Abstract:
Discusses the cause of premature cracking in a concrete econocrete pavement system with unbonded interface, tiered and doweled joints, and variable length slabs with skewed joints. Results of tests, analyses, and field inspection of the pavement are presented.