Finite element modeling of environmental effects on rigid pavement deformation

dc.contributor.author Kim, Sunghwan
dc.contributor.author Ceylan, Halil
dc.contributor.author Ceylan, Halil
dc.contributor.author Gopalakrishnan, Kasthurirangan
dc.contributor.department Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
dc.date 2018-02-15T20:05:59.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T01:13:39Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T01:13:39Z
dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2014
dc.date.embargo 2015-02-09
dc.date.issued 2014-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>In this study, finite element (FE)-based primary pavement response models are employed for investigating the early-age deformation characteristics of jointed plain concrete pavements (JPCP) under environmental effects. The FE-based ISLAB (two-and-one-half-dimensional) and EverFE (three-dimensional) software were used to conduct the response analysis. Sensitivity analyses of input parameters used in ISLAB and EverFE were conducted based on field and laboratory test data collected from instrumented pavements on highway US-34 near Burlington, Iowa. Based on the combination of input parameters and equivalent temperatures established from preliminary studies, FE analyses were performed and compared with the field measurements. Comparisons between field measured and computed deformations showed that both FE programs could produce reasonably accurate estimates of actual slab deformations due to environmental effects using the equivalent temperature difference concept.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This is a manuscript of an article from <em>Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering</em> 8 (2014): 101, doi: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11709-014-0254-x" target="_blank">10.1007/s11709-014-0254-x</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.source.uri 10.1007/s11709-014-0254-x
dc.subject.disciplines Civil and Environmental Engineering
dc.subject.disciplines Construction Engineering and Management
dc.subject.keywords CNDE
dc.subject.keywords curling and warping
dc.subject.keywords finite element analysis (FEA)
dc.subject.keywords jointed plain concrete pavements (JPCP)
dc.subject.keywords rigid pavement analysis and design
dc.subject.keywords sensitivity analyses
dc.title Finite element modeling of environmental effects on rigid pavement deformation
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