Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields, Two Volume Set

Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields, Two Volume Set : Proceedings of the 8th International Conference (BCR2A'09), June 29 - July 2 2009, Unversity of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, USA

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Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields focuses on issues pertaining to the bearing capacity of highway and airfield pavements and railroad track structures and provided a forum to promote efficient design, construction and maintenance of the transportation infrastructure. The collection of papers from the Eighth International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields (BCR2A09) includes contributions on a variety of topics and will be of particular interest to academics, researchers, and practitioners involved in geotechnical, pavement, and railroad engineering disciplines. It is primarily concerned with the many issues pertaining to the bearing capacity and mechanistic based design of highway and airfield pavements and railroad track structures.show more

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VOLUME I Keynote presentations From bearing capacity to mechanistic design: The role of soil mechanics in asphalt pavement engineeringS.F. Brown The performance of rail track incorporating the effects of ballast breakage, confining pressure and geosynthetic reinforcementB. Indraratna, S. Nimbalkar & D. Christie Airport pavement design for the 21st century S.K. Agrawal Subgrade soils Improving subgrade strength and pavement performance by chemical treating subgrade soilsN. Bandara & M.J. Grazioli Study of dry sludge stabilization from Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in Taiacupeba to use as compacted soil in earthwork ditches R.M. Fortes, J.V. Merighi, D.R. Pauli, M.A.L. Barros, M.H. de Carvalho, N.C. Menetti, A.S. Barbosa, F.V. Ribeiro & B.B. Bento Alternatives to heavy test rolling for cohesive subgrade assessment D.J. White, P.K.R. Vennapusa, H.H. Gieselman, L. Johanson & J. Siekmeier A comparative subgrade evaluation using CBR, vane shear, light weight deflectometer, and resilient modulus tests N. Garg, A. Larkin & H. Brar Stabilization of clays using liquid enzymes Y. Yilmaz, A.G. Gungor & C. Avsar The effect of moisture hysteresis on resilient modulus of subgrade soils C. Khoury & N. Khoury Dynamic properties of a full weathering granite subgrade and other pavement materials studied by model tests J. Zou, Z. Li & X. Cao The use of geofiber and synthetic fluid for stabilizing marginal soils K. Hazirbaba & B. Connor Subgrade modification-practitioner's experience T. McCleary "Baku Bayil Yard Site" soil improvement geotechnical works E. Guler, A. Gure & E. Cetin Resilient characteristics of bottom ash H.H. Titi, A.R. Coenen & M.B. Elias Precision triaxial equipment for the evaluation of the elastic behavior of soils N. Araujo & A. Gomes Correia Granular materials A performance study of different curing materials applied to soil-Portland cement base course cure R.M. Fortes & J.V. Merighi Pavement base unbound granular materials gradation optimization J.P. Bilodeau, G. Dore & P. Pierre Influence of the macroscopic cohesion on the 3D FE modeling of a flexible pavement rut depth F. Allou, C. Petit, C. Chazallon & P. Hornych Effect of grading and moisture on the deformation properties of unbound granular aggregates L.U. Mathisen IDOT test loop: Evaluating the field performance of various dense graded aggregates G. Heckel Analytical evaluation of unbound granular layers in regard to permanent deformation L.A.T. Brito, A.R. Dawson & P.J. Kolisoja Processed Portuguese steel slag-A new geomaterial A. Gomes Correia, S.M. Reis Ferreira, A.J. Roque & A. Cavalheiro Resilient modulus of hydraulically bound road base materials with high volume waste dust H. Al Nageim & P. Visulios Characterizing natural and recycled granular materials for (sub)base layers of roads by cyclic triaxial testing C. Gregoire, B. Dethy, J. Detry & A. Gomes Correia Resilient modulus of unbound base material containing extra waste - Stancombe limestone dust B. Saghafi & H. Al Nageim Characterizing aggregate permanent deformation behavior based on types and amounts of fines D. Mishra, E. Tutumluer, J. Kern & A. Butt Asphalt mixtures Use of polymer modified binders to reduce rutting in Nordic asphalt pavements B.O. Lerfald, J. Aurstad & N.S. Uthus Contribution of asphalt mix components to permanent deformation resistance P.M. Muraya, A.A.A. Molenaar & M.F.C. van de Ven A new rutting evaluation indicator for asphalt mixtures K. Su, L. Sun, Y. Hachiya & R. Maekawa Evaluation of different predictive dynamic modulus models of asphalt mixtures used in Argentina F.O. Martinez & S.M. Angelone Development of wear resistant pavements using polymer modified binders R.G. Saba, L.J. Baklokk, J. Aksnes & B.O. Lerfald Permanent deformation evaluation of Idaho Superpave mixes using the gyratory stability F. Bayomy, A. Abu Abdo & M.J. Santi Prediction of the dynamic modulus of Superpave mixes A. Abu Abdo, F. Bayomy, R. Nielsen, T. Weaver, S.J. Jung & M.J. Santi Laboratory evaluation of warm mix asphalt using Sasobit (R) S.W. Goh, Y. Liu & Z. You Dynamic modulus prediction of asphalt concrete using three tensile tests S. Adhikari & Z. You Assessing low temperature properties of asphalt materials by means of static testing techniques M. Wistuba, K. Mollenhauer & K. Metzker Ageing of stone mastic asphalt and evaluation of cracking resistance S. Buchler, K. Mollenhauer, M. Wistuba & P. Renken Fatigue resistance of hot mix asphalt at low temperatures-Is there a way to reduce the test efforts? K. Mollenhauer & M. Wistuba Hot mix asphalt produced from marble waste C. Gurer, H. Akbulut & A. Yildiz Discrete element analysis of aggregate variability, blending, and fracture in asphalt mixture E. Masad, E. Mahmoud & S. Nazarian Multidirectional behavior of bituminous mixture P. Clec'h, C. Sauzeat & H. Di Benedetto Design of pavements containing foamed bitumen recycled layers M. Losa, R. Bacci, A. Terrosi Axerio & P. Leandri Long-term study on asphalt mixture segregation in Connecticut: Preliminary results on use of MTV D.J. Nener-Plante & A. Zofka In-situ measurement techniques and developments Development of the UK highways agency traffic speed deflectometer B. Ferne, P. Langdale, N. Round & R. Fairclough Implementation of a network-level falling weight deflectometer survey of Virginia's interstate system B.K. Diefenderfer, T. Chowdhury & R.A. Shekharan Application of FBG strain sensors in the measurement of three-directional strains within asphalt pavement D. Zejiao, T. Yiqiu, C. Fengchen & L. Hao 3D visualization model of road surface X. Li, S. Ma & X. Hou Three years of high speed deflectograph measurements of the Danish state road network S. Baltzer A method for benefiting pavement quality assurance measures related to roughness condition surveys C. Plati & A. Loizos Structural roadway assessment with frequency response function J.-M. Simonin, D. Lievre & J.-C. Dargenton Deflection measurement: The need of a continuous and full view approach J.-M. Simonin, L.-M. Cottineau, V. Muzet, C. Heinkele & Y. Guillard Modeling & methods of functional testing Laboratory characterization of half-warm mix asphalts with high recycling rate by means of the factorial experiment design approach F. Olard, E. Beduneau, D. Bonneau, S. Dupriet & N. Seignez Viability of the use of construction and demolition debris in hot mix asphalt I. Perez, M. Toledano & J. Gallego Thermal stresses of asphalt pavement with temperature-dependent modulus of elasticity Y. Zhong & L.Geng Rigid pavement reinforcement: Modeling of structural behavior P. Domingos, M.L. Antunes & J.M.C. Neves Development and testing of low noise pavements in Norway J. Aksnes, R.G. Saba & T. Berge Roughness progression models by regression and artificial neural network techniques E. Taddesse & H. Mork Joint modeling for JPCP: Successes and pending problemsE.H. Guo Mechanistic modelling of potential interlayer slip at base sub-base level E. Horak, J.W. Maina, S.E. Emery & B. Walker PFC2D simulation research on vibrating compaction test of soil and rock aggregate mixture X. Jia, H. Chai, Z. Yan & Y. Zheng Axi-symmetric analyses of vertically inhomogeneous elastic multilayered systems J.W. Maina, Y. Ozawa & K. Matsui Models to estimate k subgrade reaction modulus values based on deflection basin parameters C.Y. Suzuki, C.R.G. Santos, S. Ferri, F.M. Lopes, R.T.G. Cruz & A.M. Azevedo Application of gray theory in settlement forecast of rock-fill highway embankment X. Wang, W. Qin, M.C. Wang & Z. Wang FEM analysis of the bearing plate deflection tests on rubblized concrete pavementY. Liu, Y. Sheng & L. Wang Data mining applied to compaction of geomaterials R. Marques, A. Gomes Correia & P. Cortez Finite element analyses of pavement materials at or near failure: A constant bulk modulus approach C. Gonzalez & S. Jersey Use of 3-dimensional discrete element model to examine aggregate layer particle movement due to load wander P.R. Donovan, E. Tutumluer & H. Huang Backcalculation analyses of deflection measurements Backcalculation of the stiffnesses of cement treated base courses using artificial intelligence M. Miradi, A.A.A. Molenaar, M.F.C. van de Ven & S. Molenaar Bearing capacity assessment of recycled asphalt pavementsV. Papavasiliou & A. Loizos Dynamic analysis of non-destructive tests W.T. van Bijsterveld & R.L. Alvarez Loranca Automated pavement thickness evaluation for FWD backcalculation K.R. Maser, L.A. McGrath, B.C. Miller, H. Ceylan & G. Sanati Analysis of FWD data and characterization of airfield pavement materials in New Mexico M.U. Ahmed, R. Bisht & R.A. Tarefder SOFTSYS for backcalculation of full-depth asphalt pavement layer moduli O. Pekcan, E. Tutumluer & J. Ghaboussi Deterministic-empirical backcalculation of LWD deflection basins R.N. Stubstad, H.C. Korsgaard, K. Olsen & J.P. Pedersen New and/or innovative techniques in compaction & construction Long-term in-situ measurements of concrete culverts with high fills J. Vaslestad, G.Y. Yesuf & T.H. Johansen Research and applications of new pavement structure based on large stone porous asphalt mixture B. Yufeng, W. Songgen & G. Huber Fiber-reinforced concrete pavement design and material requirements A. Bordelon & J.R. Roesler Using falling weight deflectometer data for new construction interactive design C.A. Lenngren Appraisal of density-based field compaction control test validity J. Sadrekarimi & S. Seyyedi Continuous compaction control: Preliminary data from a Delaware case study F.S. Tehrani & C.L. Meehan Geostatistical analysis of roller-integrated continuous compaction control data N. Facas, M. Mooney & R. Furrer VOLUME II Structural evaluation & performance prediction Evaluation of effectiveness of FWD use for assessment of pavement interlayer bond D. Sybilski, T. Mechowski & P. Harasim The use of impact-stiffness modulus outputs from FWD measurements to determine PCN in Israel M. Livneh Temperature correction of falling weight deflectometer measurements E. Straube & D. Jansen Nature resources and functional road design criteria C.A. Lenngren & R. Fredriksson Lightweight deflectometers for quality assurance in road construction P.R. Fleming, M.W. Frost & J.P. Lambert The use of surfacing service life as a parameter in pavement strengthening design G. Refsdal, R. Johansen & G. Berntsen Going beyond elastic response while evaluating falling weight deflectometer data C.A. Lenngren Pavement contribution to truck rolling resistance C.A. Lenngren Structural assessment of the English strategic road network-latest developments B. Ferne, R. Sinhal & R. Fairclough Practical use of light weight deflectometer for pavement design S. Baltzer, C. Hejlesen, H.C. Korsgaard & P.E. Jakobsen Structural evaluation of rubblized concrete pavements in Iowa H. Ceylan, K. Gopalakrishnan & S. Kim Structural evaluation of Full-Depth Reclamation in Virginia A.K. Apeagyei & B.K. Diefenderfer Structural design systems for new construction & rehabilitation A probabilistic approach to flexible aircraft pavement thickness determination G.W. White Comparison of design thickness between the 1993 AASHTO Guide and MEPDG for full depth reclamation pavement Y. Ji & T.E. Nantung Dynamic response of rigid pavements under moving traffic loads with variable velocities Y. Zhong & L. Geng Design of pavement rehabilitation to reduce the reflective cracking in pavements with cement stabilized bases E. Padilla Verification of mechanistic-empirical pavement design guide for the state of New Jersey N. Siraj, Y.A. Mehta, K.M. Muriel & R.W. Sauber Mechanistic evaluation of second generation preservation overlays D.A. Morian, S. Sadasivam, S.M. Stoffels, G. Chehab & T. Kumar A robust approach for the evaluation of airport pavement bearing capacity Y.H. Lee, Y.B. Liu, J.D. Lin & H.W. Ker Influence of unbound materials on flexible pavement performance: A comparison of the AASHTO and MEPDG methods C.W. Schwartz Bearing capacity designs for challenging conditions & load effects The premature failure of slab pavements on heavily trafficked industrial sites C. Van Geem & O. De Myttenaere The discussion on the "b" value of the axle load conversion in China X. Wang & L. Zhang Load bearing analysis of EPS-block geofoam embankments D. Arellano & T.D. Stark A review of the influence of chalk on pavement performance in the South East of England, UK M. Zohrabi Design methodology based on strength and its application to full weathering granite used in highway subgrade Z. Li & C. Dong Sustainable reconstruction of highways with in-situ reclamation of materials stabilized for heavier loads H. Wen & T.B. Edil Estimating bearing capacity for opportune landing sites R. Affleck, L. Barna, S. Shoop & C. Ryerson Shear strength properties of naturally occurring bituminous sands J. Anochie-Boateng & E. Tutumluer Effects of bearing capacity and load transfer efficiency of jointed concrete pavements on reflective cracking in hot-mix asphalt overlays J. Baek & I.L. Al-Qadi Bearing capacity designs for climatic conditions Use of Ground Penetrating Radar for detection of salt concentration on Norwegian winter roads A. Lalague, I. Hoff, E. Eide & A. Svanekil Seasonal coefficients for the pavement roads in Polish climate conditions M. Graczyk Seal courses for a soft asphalt pavement with semi-rigid base in cold regions X. Wang, X. Zhang & Y. Tan Thermal stress analysis in ultra-thin whitetopping pavement J.R. Roesler & D. Wang Effect of a changed climate on gravel roads P.O. Aursand & I. Horvli Water impact on the structural behavior of a pavement structure S. Erlingsson Reinforcement of structural layers Investigation of the effect of a polypropylene fiber material on the shear strength and CBR characteristics of high plasticity Ankara clay M. Mollamahmutoglu & Y. Yilmaz Evaluation of geogrid displacement on subbase reinforcement using specially designed pullout test M.V. Akpinar & T. Sert Performance of flexible pavements reinforced with steel fabric S.F. Said, H. Carlsson & H. Hakim Evaluation of asphalt road pavement rehabilitation using steel mesh reinforcement J.M.C. Neves & A.R.D. Alves In-situ strain measurement during dynamic shear loading of an unbound geogrid reinforced pavement section B.R. Cox, B. Curry, C.M. Wood, C. Young & J.S. McCartney Experimental study on bearing capacity of geocell-reinforced bases S.K. Pokharel, J. Han, R.L. Parsons, Y. Qian, D. Leshchinsky & I. Halahmi Utilization of recycled materials The influence of virgin aggregate content on the strength and modulus of cold in place reclaimed asphalt pavement H. Wang, P. Hao & K. Zhang Unbound crushed concrete in high volume roads-evaluation of field behavior and structural performance J. Aurstad, J.E. Dahlhaug & G. Berntsen Expansive characteristics of RAP materials for use as aggregates in the pavement substructure layers D. Deniz, E. Tutumluer & J.S. Popovics Study on fully and highly efficiently recycling of waste concrete L. Lu, Y. He & S. Hu Railroad track structures Evaluation of roadbed stiffness on bearing capacity of railroad ballast with discontinuous analysisT. Ishikawa, T. Kamei, E. Sekine & Y. Ohnishi Pressure measurements and structural performance of hot mixed asphalt railway trackbeds L.S. Bryson & J.G. Rose Emerging trends for high-speed rail track superstructures-ballastless track as an alternative to the ballasted track A.M. Paixao, E.C. Fortunato & M.L. Antunes An innovative slab track test-line in China J. Ren, R. Xiang & B. Lechner Performance improvement of railroads over soft subgrades with geocell reinforcement S. Saride, A.J. Puppala, S. Pradhan & T.G. Sitharam Actions on railway track panel and ballast-behavior of the Hellenic limestone ballast K. Giannakos & A. Loizos Reducing track faults using polymer geocomposite technology P.K. Woodward, G. Medero & D.V. Griffiths Ballast evaluation and hot mix asphalt performance H.M. Lees Effects of incorporating a bituminous subballast layer on the deformation of railway trackbeds T. Ferreira, P.F. Teixeira & R. Cardoso Influence of the stiffness-damping coupling of the foundation in the performance of a high-speed train track J. Cunha & A. Gomes Correia Measurement of vibrations induced by high-speed trains J. Martins, A. Gomes Correia, L.F. Ramos, J. Marcelino, L. Caldeira & J. Delgado The use of biaxial geogrids for enhancing the performance of sub-ballast and ballast layers-previous experience and research J. Kwon & J. Penman Comparison of in situ performance-based tests methods to evaluate moduli of railway embankments A. Gomes Correia, J. Martins, L. Caldeira, E. Maranha das Neves & J. Delgado Railway bridge transition case study J.P. Hyslip, D. Li & C.R. McDaniel Comparison of coal dust fouled railroad ballast behavior-granite vs. limestone W. Dombrow, H. Huang & E. Tutumluer Full-scale testing Validation of NCAT structural test track experiment using INDOT APT facility E. Levenberg Construction and field performance of hot mix asphalt with moderate and high RAP contents R. West, N. Tran, A. Kvasnak, B. Powell & P. Turner Analysis of in-pavement sensor data for CC2 new rigid test items at the FAA National Airport Pavement Test Facility D.R. Brill & E.H. Guo Using the viscoelasticity and continuum damage theories to quantify the effects of loading speed in accelerated pavement testing results K.M. Theisen, D.R. Victorino, W.P. Nunez & J.A.P. Ceratti Full-scale aircraft tire pressure tests C. Fabre, J. Balay, P. Lerat & A. Mazars Comparison of precast and cast-in-place concrete pavements responses under heavy vehicle simulator loads E. Kohler, J. Harvey, L. Du Plessis & L. Motumah Field testing of concrete pavements at Chicago O'Hare International Airport Y.-S. Liu & D. Lange Unbonded concrete overlay movements in response to gear loads D.A. Morian, S. Sadasivam, J. Reiter, S.M. Stoffels, L. Yeh & A. Ioannides Case histories Idaho Airport saves time and money with full-depth reclamation G.E. Halsted Mitigating unbound roadway rutting caused by groundwater movement V. Diyaljee Use of bitumen emulsion in urban paving C.R. de Carvalho Filho, F.P. Cavalcante, C. de Medeiros Brito Cavalcante, J.A. Goncalves de Macedo & I.D. da Silva Pontes Filho A case study: Quantification and modeling of asphalt overlay delamination on an airport pavement E. Horak, J.W. Maina & S.E. Emery Taxiway embankment over soft ground using staged construction R. Wells, X. Barrett & T. Wells Evaluation of runway bearing capacity: In-situ measurements and laboratory tests A. Graziani, F. Cardone, E. Santagata & S. Barbati Lessons learned during regular monitoring of in situ pavement bearing capacity conditions P. Paige-Greenshow more