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Portland Cement Concrete Pavements Research

Articles and Publications


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Publications are grouped under the following main subject areas:

HPC for Pavements
Concrete Materials & Mixtures
Concrete Behavior & Testing
Concrete Pavements Design & Analysis-HIPERPAV
Concrete Pavement Specifications & Construction
PCC Pavement Performance
Concrete Pavement Maintenance, Repair & Rehabilitation

HPC for Pavements

Forster, S.W., "High Performance Concrete--Stretching the Paradigm,"Concrete International, Vol. 16, No. 10, October 1994, pp. 33-34.

Forster, S.W., "The Use of High-Strength/High-Performance Concrete to Enhance Pavement Performance,"Proceedings of the Fourth CANMET/ACI International Conference on Durability of Concrete, Supplementary Volume, Sydney, Australia, August 1997.

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Concrete Materials and Mixtures

Fred Faridazar, "Workshops Detail Solution for ASR," Roads and Bridges publication, September 2003 issue.

Concrete Aggregates

Forster, S.W., "Recycled Concrete as Aggregate,"Concrete International, Vol. 8, No. 10, October 1986, pp. 34-40.

Forster, S.W., S.P. Moore, and M.J. Simon, "Behavior of Recycled Concrete as Aggregate in Concrete,"Supplementary Papers Volume, Third CANMET/ACI International Conference on Concrete, Nice, France, May 1994.

Forster, S.W., "Chapter 36--Soundness, Deleterious Substances, and Coatings,"ASTM Special Technical Publication STP 169C: Significance of Tests and Properties of Concrete and Concrete-Making Materials, August 1994, pp. 411-420.

Mixture Proportioning

Simon, M.J., E.S. Lagergren, and K.A. Snyder, "Concrete Mixture Optimization Using Statistical Mixture Design Methods,"Proceedings of the PCI/FHWA International Symposium on High Performance Concrete, New Orleans, October 1997, pp. 230-244.

Forster, S.W., "Concrete Materials and Mix Design for Durable Pavements,"Proceedings, Sixth International Purdue Conference on Concrete Pavement, Volume 1, November 1997, pp. 111-118.

Simon, M.J., E.S. Lagergren, and L.G. Wathne, "Optimizing High-Performance Concrete Mixtures Using Statistical Response Surface Methods,"Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on the Utilization of High-Strength/High-Performance Concrete, Sandefjord, Norway, June 1999, pp. 1311-1321.

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Concrete Behavior and Testing

Freeze-Thaw Resistance

El-Korchi, T., M.J. Simon, and S.W. Forster, "Assessing Freezing and Thawing Resistance of Concrete Using the Modified AASHTO T161 (ASTM C666) Procedure,"Concrete Under Severe Conditions: Environment and Loading (Vol. 1), K. Sakai, N. Banthia and O.E. Gjorv, editors, E & FN SPON, London, 1995, pp. 65-72.

Alkali-Silica Reactivity

Simon, M.J., and L.G. Wathne, "Effect of Different Cements and Added NaOH on ASTM C1260 Expansions,"Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reactivity, Quebec City, Quebec, June 2000, pp. 483-492.

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Concrete Pavement Design and Analysis & Hiperpav

Forster, S.W., HIPERPAV Used in DTU Course (.pdf, 0.3 mb), R&T Transporter, July 2001

Forster, S.W., "HIPERPAV: A User-Friendly Tool to Help Us Build It Right," Public Roads, Vol. 61, No. 6, May/June 1998, pp. 44-46.

Forster, S.W., "HIPERPAV--Guidance to Avoid Early-Age Cracking in Concrete Pavements,"Proceedings of the Fifth CANMET/ACI International Conference on Durability of Concrete, Barcelona, Spain, June 2000, pp. 1109-1122.

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Concrete Pavement Specifications and Construction

Performance-Related Specifications

Darter, M.I., T.E. Hoerner, K.D. Smith, P.A. Okamoto, and P.A. Kopac, "Development of a Prototype Performance-Related Specification for Concrete Pavements,"Transportation Research Record 1544, 1996, pp. 81-90.

Hoerner, T.E., M.I. Darter, and P.A. Kopac, "Summary of the 1996 Portland Cement Concrete Performance-Related Specification Shadow Field Trial: Iowa State Route 23,"Transportation Research Record 1654, 1999, pp. 12-23.

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PCC Pavement Performance

Skid Resistance

Forster, S.W., "Pavement Microtexture and its Relation to Skid Resistance," Transportation Research Record 1215, 1989, pp. 151-164.

Concrete Pavement Maintenance, Repair & Rehabilitation


Hall, K.T., M.I. Darter, M.B. Snyder, S.H. Carpenter, and S.W. Forster, "Nationwide Performance of Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation,"Proceedings, Fourth International Conference on Concrete Pavement Design and Rehabilitation, April 18-20, 1989, pp. 137-150.

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