Analysis of Rigid Pavement


Omprakash W. Khodke , G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur; Asst Prof. P. B. Patil, G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur


ANSYS, DLC, Rigid pavement


Analysis of the rigid pavement is necessary to study and evaluate the pavement for improve the design procedure in the traditional design method. Rigid pavement is studied for to find out the weaker portion, causes of distress such as deflection, tensile stresses, temperature stresses, stresses at joints, edge and at corner of the pavement. Stress pattern are plotted for the same. Finite-element analysis is not new to the pavement analysis and research community. In past 20 years 2-dimensional finite program was use for analysis of rigid pavement. Now a days 3-dimensional finite-element analyses appeared as a influential tool which is most useful for study the pavement response. The study of effect of temperature effect, stress pattern for various condition of pavement using ANSYS software is presented. Theses study result are compared with traditional design method and required improvement in design are suggested. It is observed that temperature caused stresses in long slab. And heavy load caused critical stress at joint, edge and corner of the slab.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV4I30112
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 3
Publication Date: 01/06/2016
Page(s): 67-69

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